Hans von Aachen

Dutch engraver

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contribution to Mannerism

  • Deposition, fresco by Rosso Fiorentino, 1521; in the Pinacoteca Comunale, Volterra, Italy.
    In Mannerism

    Hans von Aachen became important Mannerist painters. Although the Dutch cities of Haarlem and Amsterdam became centres of the new style, the most ambitious patronage was practiced at Prague by the Emperor Rudolf II; Spranger and others who worked for Rudolf evolved a rather bizarre…

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