Bretfeld Palace (Breitfeld Palace, At the Summer and Winter, Summer and Winter) - Nerudova Street 33/240, Lesser Town
Nerudova Street 33/240, Lesser Town
Originally a Baroque town house was rebuilt in 1765, probably by J. J. Wirch for Joseph, earl of Bretfeld-Chlumčanský. A relief of St. Nicholas on the façade and a group of statues on the staircase are by I. F. Platzer, wall paintings were discovered and restored in 1900 on the first floor. Earl Bretfeld kept an extensive collection of books and paintings in the palace and made it a well known centre of social life as many popular balls and concerts took place there; guests included W. A. Mozart and G. G. Casanova.