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Hans von Aachen

(1552—1615)

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Arnulf Rainer

Arnulf Rainer  

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(1929– )Austrian painter, printmaker, photographer, and collector, born in the spa town of Baden, near Vienna. He had virtually no formal instruction in art (he stayed for a total of less than a week ...
Bartholomäus Spranger

Bartholomäus Spranger  

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(1546–1611).Antwerp-born painter, active in Italy, Austria, and Bohemia. With Hans von Aachen and Josef Heinz he was one of the most important artists at the Prague court of Emperor ...
Bohemian School

Bohemian School  

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A term used to describe art produced in Bohemia in the second half of the 14th century, in particular during the reign of Charles IV, King of Bohemia from 1346 and Holy Roman Emperor from 1355. The ...
Habsburg

Habsburg  

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One of the principal dynasties of central Europe from medieval to modern times.Taking their name from a castle in Aargau, Switzerland, the family established a hereditary monarchy in Austria in 1282, ...
Munich

Munich  

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Capital of Bavaria, had a rich cultural life from the 16th century onwards, but although Jesuit drama, first seen in 1560, flourished from 1606 to 1614 with plays written and ...
Prague

Prague  

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The capital of the Czech Republic, which was the capital of Bohemia from the 14th century, and the scene of much religious conflict.Prague School the name of a group of linguists established in ...
Prague: patronage and collecting

Prague: patronage and collecting  

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Prague is the largest city of Bohemia, formerly the capital of Czechoslovakia, and since 1993 the capital of the Czech Republic. Prague has enjoyed four periods of artistic brilliance: under ...
Romanism

Romanism  

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A term, less used nowadays, coined in connection with those Netherlandish artists who travelled to Rome in the 16th century. The most important Romanists included Jan Gossaert, Jan van Scorel, ...
School of Prague

School of Prague  

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A term used to describe more than 25 artists, some notable sculptors, goldsmiths, and stonecutters, who were attracted to the imperial court at Prague under the patronage of the fascinating ...
Tom Ring family

Tom Ring family  

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Three generations of German painters and designers from Münster, Westphalia. The first known painter in the family, Ludger I (1496–1547), and his eldest son Hermann (1521–97) were highly regarded in ...

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