The Prague TurkMartina Tomková 13-12-2016 1 067 Guide Services / Tourist Attractions
The Prague Turk is artistically the most valuable and admired Baroque sculpture on the Charles Bridge. It is a work of Ferdinand Maxmilián Brokof from 1714. The Sculpture represents St.John of Matha, Felix of Valois and Ivan. It was made on the order of a count Thurn to honour the Trinitarian Order, whose first two saints were founders. The Trinitarians ransomed the captured Christians from a Turkish captivity. It is mainly symbolized by a scene at the bottom of the Sculpture. A prison countersunk into a rock is symbolized here and in front of it a dog and Turk with the quirts and a curved sword guard an imprisoned Christians.
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