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Statue of St Philip Neri, Prague Castle Ramp

Statue of St Philip Neri, Prague Castle Ramp – before restoration

artists and dated
Brokoff Family Workshop
1715

 

located
Prague Castle

 

planned date of completion of the restoration
end of the 2019 year

 

This statue of St Philip Neri (originally a statue of St John Sarkander) was made in 1715 in the Brokoff family workshop of Prague. The saint’s figure positioned on a tall pedestal is complemented by an inscribed cartouche with a pair of putti. The anticipated reconstruction and restoration will return to this valuable specimen of Baroque sculpture located in a highly visible site its original aesthetic qualities, a visual upgrade essential to its spectator impact.