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CONTENTS Director's Foreword vi Acknowledgments vii Lenders to the Exhibition x Contributors to the Catalogue xi Maps and Genealogy xiii Charles IV: Toward a New Imperial Style Jirí Fajt 3 Charles IV: The Realm of Faith Barbara Drake Boehm 23 The Circle of Charles IV Robert Suckale and Jirí Fajt 35 The Example of Prague in Europe Robert Suckale and Jirí Fajt 47 Prague as a New Capital Paul Crossley and Zoë Opacic 59 Called to Create: Luxury Artists at Work in Prague Barbara Drake Boehm 75 The Artistic Culture of Prague Jewry Vivian B. Mann 83 Wenceslas IV Barbara Drake Boehm and Jirí Fajt 91 The Beautiful Style Gerhard Schmidt 105 The Hussite Revolution and Sacred Art Jan Royt 113 Sigismund, the Last Luxembourg ErnT Marosi 121 Catalogue 131 Bibliography 330 Index 353 Photograph Credits 366
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Art, Gothic -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Exhibitions.
Art, Medieval -- Czech Republic -- Prague -- Exhibitions.
Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, 1316-1378 -- Art patronage -- Exhibitions.