Blocklandt, Anthony De Montfort
Blocklandt, Anthony De Montfort a Dutch historical painter, was born at Montfort in 1532, and studied under Francis Floris, whose style he followed. He painted a number of works for the churches of Holland. There are three in the great church at Utrecht, representing the Birth of the Virgin, the Annunciation, and the Assumption. At Gonda he painted the Decollation of St. John, and at Dort several pictures of the Passion of Christ. He died in 1588.