The Blood Countess

The Blood Countess Legend has turned Elizabeth Báthory into the Blood Countess. But the legends are not far from the truth of her crimes. Claiming over 600 lives during her 35-year career, Báthory has immortalized herself in history as a vampire femme fatale.   Elizabeth Báthory was a 16th Century Hungarian noblewoman, born in 1560

The Portrait of Countess Elga

The Portrait of Countess Elga From the Jewish legend of Lilith, to the Grecian striges like Lamia, the legend of the vampire has always been present in folklore, bearing the blame for illnesses and death in local communities. The portrait of Countess Elga, a curious artefact was among the last works of Hans Markart. For