Mander, Karel van


Mander, Karel van
(1548-1606)
   Dutch Mannerist painter who authored the Schilderboeck (first published in 1604), a biographical compendium of artists and their works from the ancient era to the author's days. For art historians, this book is one of the major sources of information on the lives of the Northern masters of the 15th and 16th centuries. For this, van Mander has been called the "Vasari of the North." Van Mander was in Rome from 1573 to 1577 and it is there that he became aware of Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists, which inspired him to write the Schilderboeck. It is also there that he was exposed to the Mannerist mode he adopted as his own. He spent some years wondering through the Netherlands, finally settling in Haarlem in 1583 where, together with Hendrik Goltzius and Cornelis van Haarlem, he established an academy and developed a Dutch Mannerist style. Van Mander died in Amsterdam where he spent the last two years of his life. Among his most notable works are The Flood(c. 1583; Haarlem, Frans Halsmuseum), the Continence of Scipio (1600; Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum), and the Garden of Love (1602; St. Petersburg, Hermitage Museum).

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  • Mander, Karel van — born May 1548, Meulebeke, Flanders, Spanish Netherlands died Sept. 2, 1606, Amsterdam, Neth. Dutch painter, poet, and writer. Born of a noble family, after much wandering he settled in Haarlem in 1583 and founded a successful academy of painting… …   Universalium

  • Mander, Karel Van — ► (1548 1606) Pintor y tratadista holandés. Autor del tratado El libro de la pintura. * * * (may. 1548, Meulebeke, Flandes, Países Bajos españoles–2 sep. 1606, Amsterdam, Países Bajos). Pintor, poeta y escritor holandés. Nacido en el seno de una… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Mander, Carel van — ▪ Dutch painter and writer Carel also spelled  Karel   born May 1548, Meulebeke, Flanders, Spanish Netherlands [now in Belgium] died Sept. 2, 1606, Amsterdam [Neth.]       Dutch Mannerist painter, poet, and writer whose fame is principally based… …   Universalium

  • Karel van Mander (1548–1606) — Karel van Mander Karel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Karel van Mander — ist der Name folgender Personen: Karel van Mander (1548–1606), genannt der holländische Vasari, niederländischer Maler und Kunsttheoretiker Karel van Mander II (Karel van Mander der Jüngere; 1579–1623), niederländischer Maler und Bildweber am… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Karel Van Mander — Carel van Mander Portrait de Carel van Mander à l âge de 56 ans (Gravure de J. Saenredam d après Goltzius, 1604). Carel van Mander (mai 1548 11 septembre 1606), peintre et écrivain flamand. Artiste maniériste de second ordre, Van Mander est… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Karel van Mander — Carel van Mander Portrait de Carel van Mander à l âge de 56 ans (Gravure de J. Saenredam d après Goltzius, 1604). Carel van Mander (mai 1548 11 septembre 1606), peintre et écrivain flamand. Artiste maniériste de second ordre, Van Mander est… …   Wikipédia en Français

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