German Northern Renaissance Painter, active ca.1470-1515 Related Paintings of VIVARINI, family of painters :. | Mary and Child wer | Virgin and Child er | Triptych yurt | Christ Carrying the Cross er | Triptych (detail) wert |
Related Artists:POLACK, Jan
Polish Northern Renaissance Painter, died 1519George Shalders
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.