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This painting depicts the now non-existent neighborhood Vydrica under the Bratislava Castle and facing the Danube. Štefan Bednár includes his favourite civic motif of introducing (then) new technologies into the society - electrification, transportation and infrastructure - represented in the painting by the tram line and the wiring.

More information and other artworks by the artist:
http://www.webumenia.sk/dielo/SVK:SNG.O_12

Details

  • Title: Embankment under the Castle
  • Creator: Štefan Bednár
  • Date: 1946/1947
  • Location: Bratislava
  • Physical Dimensions: w68 x h50.9 centimeters
  • Type: painting

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