Humprecht Jan Černín

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Portrait of Humprecht Jan Černín y Karel Škréta.

Humprecht Jan Černín (Radenín, 1628 - Prague 1682) was a Czech noble and diplomat. He was the Habsburg imperial ambassador to Venice and Rome. The Czernin Palace was commissioned by him in the 1660s.[1]

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  1. ^ Rough Guide Prague 2002 Page 56 "For all its grandeur - it's the largest palace in Prague, for the sake of which two whole streets were demolished - it's a pretty brutal building, commissioned in the 1660s by Count Humprecht Jan Cernin, one-time imperial ambassador to Venice."