Dum "U Modrého hroznu" / House "At the Blue Grapes" (Litomerice - North Bohemia)
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N 50° 31.971 E 014° 07.980
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Quick Description: This really narrow burgher house belongs among the first structures built by key architect of Renaissance style in town Litomerice - Ambrosio Balli...
Location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/20/2011 3:12:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMB0MV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
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Long Description:

This really narrow burgher house belongs among the first structures built by key architect of Renaissance style in town Litomerice - Ambrosio Balli.

The house was built by A. Balli for the Nožír family around year 1556. The house is decorated by a prominent Renaissance stone portal with figures of flying angels and also by three distinctive stone cornices. The name of the house is derived from a carved house sign representing a bunch of blue grapes. A Baroque medaillon depicting Madonna with baby Jesus can be seen on the front facade between the second and third floor.

Date of origin:: ca 1556

Architect(s): Ambrosio Balli

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): Town-house

Address:
Jezuitská ulice 4 412 01 Litoměřice Czech Republic


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