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Bartholomeus Spranger (1546-1611) 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.   more from wikipedia »