Gabriel de Blonde

(died around 1581) Renaissance painter

Detail of painting in Renaissance  room III. at the Český Krumlov Castle This Renaissance artist of Dutch descent served as a painter in the courts of the last Rosenbergs. In 1570 - 1573 he created the Renaissance painting decorations of the newly-rebuilt castle in Bechyně. In the late 1570\'s he was entrusted by Wilhelm von Rosenberg to paint the fresco facade on the IIIrd Courtyard of Český Krumlov Castle as well as painting some of the state rooms of the castle and Renaissance rooms (see Renaissance Rooms of Český Krumlov Castle). His student and successor was Bartoloměj Beránek. He lived at Latrán no. 15 in Český Krumlov.


Further information:
Castle No. 59 - New Burgrave´s House, restoration of renaissance mural paintings