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Exhibition March 26 − June 21, 2020

Treasures of the Litomerice diocese

Exhibition "Treasures of the Litomerice diocese"is the first part of a project that represents two exceptional institutions of this kind in the Czech Republic - the Gallery and the Museum of the Litomerice diocese and the Archbishop's Museum of Olomouc. Both museums focus mainly on spiritually oriented art, and despite their different origin, the nature of their collections and concept permanent exhibitions, between them you can also find a number of parallels.

The choice of treasures of the diocese of the Litomerice diocese will include works of art from the 12th to the 19th century. Among the exhibits are the head of the Apostle итytenice (circa 1180), a statue of the Assumption of Bistrita (circa 1430), Baroque paintings by Peter Brandl and Anton Kern, as well as statues of Matej Wenceslas Jäckel and Matyas Bernard Brown. From the collections of the bishops of Litomerzhitsky will be shown a painting by Jan Steen "Adoration of the Shepherds." The painting “The Passion of Ten Thousand Knights” and “Madonna with a Necklace” by Lucas Cranach the Elder will also be shown.