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SCRETA, Karel or Karl (1610 - 1674), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCRETA, Karel or Karl (1610 - 1674), Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator

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Moldovan Czech, 17th century, male.

Born 1610, in Prague; died 1674, in Prague.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

Bohemian School.

Karel Screta came from a Moldovan family. He began studying painting in Prague with artists linked to the court of Rudolph II, and then went to Stuttgart for religious reasons. He appears to have then continued

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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