Karel Škréta

male / Bohemian
painter, draftsperson
Prague 1610
Prague 1674-07-30
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  • Praag
  • Freiberg (Sachsen) 1628
    fled to Saxony with his mother
  • Venetië 1629 - 1634
  • Rome 1634 - 1636
    lived with Johann Wilhelm Baur; lived in Rome for two years (Fornasiero 2017, p. 22)
  • Pistoia (plaats) 1636
    he was on his way to Florence and he stopped in Pistoia (Stolárová 2011)
  • Venetië
    on his way to Florence he went probably to Venice (Stolárová 2011); a recent found letter dated 8 June 1636 written by Skreta, mentions his address who lived in the house of "Marek Sadeler in San Crisotomo" next to Tiberio Tinelli and the environment of the "Accademia degli Incogniti"; Marek Sadeler was the nephew of the engraver Aegidius Sadeler who most likely was Škréta’s first teacher; there exist also traces of Škréta’s name in Venetian inventories (Fornasiero 2017, p. 22)
  • Freiberg (Sachsen)
  • Praag 1638 - 1674
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