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Ansicht von Prag. Den Mitgliedern des Kunstvereins für Böhmen im Jahre 1857. Pohled na Prahu. .
Artist: Haushofer Maximilian Joseph ( - 1866) Munich; issued in: Prag; date: ca 1857 1811 - - technic: Colored Lithography; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Tears perfectly restored; - size (in cm): 47 x 65,5; - description: Very decorative and big view of the city of Prag at the river Moldau. In the foreground, some people sitting at the field, in the background the city.In 1618, the famous second defenestration of Prague provoked the Thirty Years' War, a particularly harsh period for Prague and Bohemia. Ferdinand II of Habsburg was deposed, and his place as King of Bohemia taken by Frederick V, Elector Palatine, however the Czech Army under him was crushed in the Battle of White Mountain (1620) not far from the city. Following this in 1621 was an execution of 27 Czech leaders (involved in the uprising) in Old Town Square and the exiling of many others. The city suffered subsequently during the war under Saxon (1631) and Battle of Prague (1648)._Prague began a steady decline which reduced the population from the 60,000 it had had in the years before the war to 20,000. In the second half of the 17th century Prague's population began to grow again. Jews have been in Prague since the end of the 10th century and, by 1708, they accounted for about a quarter of Prague's population; -vita of the artist: After and original painting of Maximilian Joseph Haushofer, born in 1811 in Nymphenburg near Munich. He was a german landscape painter and Professor at the Academie of art in Prag.
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