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Statue of St. Wenceslas on his horse is a symbol of Czech statehood. The author, Josef Vaclav Myslbek, is a leading figure of the monumental realism and the founder of modern Czech sculpture. He had been working on the monument more than 30 years. Co-authors of the Statue of St. Wenceslas on his horse were the architect Alois Dryak and the sculptor Kloucek. The Statue of St. Wenceslas on his horse is a symbol of essential cultural and spiritual values of the nation.
The monument consists of sculptures of patrons of the Czech lands. They are dominated by Saint Wenceslas. The monument is composed of a massive pedestal on which an equestrian statue of Saint Wenceslas is placed. There are also other statues - St.Procopius, St. Agnes of Bohemia, St. Ludmila and St. Adalbert. The statue of St. Wenceslas and the statues of the three saints were installed in 1912. The statue of St. Adalbert was then added in 1924. The sculpture is made of bronze. The actual statue of St. Wenceslas weighs about 5.5 tons. The ornate bronze chain was installed around the monument in 1979. It was made by the academic sculptor Zdeněk Kolářský.
Statue of St. Wenceslas on his horse has become the natural center of Prague . It is a popular meeting place for many people. Various mass rallies or demonstrations of various social and political movements have been held there, too.