Pernstejn Castle

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About this artwork

A castle on a rock above the village of Nedvědice and the rivers Svratka and Nedvědička, in the South Moravian Region, of the Czech Republic. Pernštejn, known as the marble castle because of the marble-like stone used to frame the doors and windows.It was founded by the Lords of Medlov probably between 1270–1285. The family branch seated at the castle adopted the then fashionable name Pernštejn (written also Pernstein), which is the Czech version of the German name, Bärenstein/Bernstein – the "Bear Rock".

Media style: Gouache and Watercolour.
Tags: Castle, Czech Republic, Nedvědice, South Moravia.

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