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Leo Märkel

(18th century) Painter

Leo Märkel was a painter at the Vienna court. From 1766 he worked on the Český Krumlov castle on the decorations of the Baroque Theatre and the so-called Hall of Mirrors. He, together with Hans Wetschel, made a set of theatre decorations such as wings, prospects and vertical backdrops painted on cloth or wood. These decorations were designed and used for the Castle Theater in Český Krumlov.

Český Krumlov Castle Theatre, scene of Hall of Pillars

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