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Sgrooten, Christian

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Sgrooten, Christian

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born in Sonsbeck; died before 2 April 1609.

Draughtsman, geographer.

From 1557 Sgrooten was official geographer to Philip II of Spain. The National Library of Madrid has an atlas by him that consists of 38 manuscript maps.

Madrid (Biblioteca Nacional): ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Renaissance Art

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