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Bartholomeus Spranger

Bartholomeus Spranger Vulcanus and Maia oil painting on canvas
Vulcanus and Maia
Painting ID::  53771
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Bartholomeus Spranger Vulcanus and Maia oil painting on canvas



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  Bartholomeus Spranger
  1546-1611 Flemish Bartholomeus Spranger Gallery Bartholomeus (Bartholomaeus) Spranger (21 March 1546??August 1611) was a Flemish Mannerist painter, draughtsman, and etcher. He was born in Antwerp. In 1565, he traveled to Paris and Italy after finishing his studies. He worked on wall paintings in various churches. At Rome, Pope Pius V appointed him court painter in 1570. In 1581 he was appointed to the Prague court of Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor. Hendrik Goltzius made engravings of his paintings, thus increasing Spranger's fame. Spranger's Mannerist paintings depict nudes in various complex poses. He died in Prague.
  Vulcanus and Maia
  mk234 about 1590 23x18cm

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