The lifelong efforts of Charles IV. rewarded him, by being crowned the Margrave of Moravia, King of Bohemia, King of the Holy Roman Empire and Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
The pinnacle of Charles IV coincided with the development of literature and book illustrations, stone, sculpture (e.g. triforium in the Cathedral of St. Vitus Cathedral, old town bridge tower) decoration and painting-murals.
The culmination of the Gothic art in the Czech Kingdom in the 14th century. century was the construction and decoration of the chapel of St. Vaclav in the Cathedral of St. Vitus Cathedral.