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Last NameSadeler    
Given NameÄgidius    
alt. NamesA- S. ; Egidius S. der Ältere / the elder ;    
Year born1570 c. in Antwerpen    
Year died1629    
Place of deathPrague    
Father's occupationoffspring of Antwerpen copperengraver family    
Relativessee the overview at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadeler_family    
Educationtraining in copper engraving by his uncle Johann; since 1589 member of Zunft St. Johann; apprentice 1593 in Venice &Rome.    
Country of ActivityCzech Republic    
Worked forBenjamin Bramer: Report on J. Bürgi's geometric triangulation instrument in the appendiex to Appolonius cattus oder Kern der Geometriae (Kassel 1648) ;    
PatronageCourt of Rudolf II. in Prague (since 1597 court engraver) ;    
CollaboratorsJoseph Heintz ; Bartholomäus Spranger ; Johann Jakob Stevens von Steinfels ; Adriaen de Vries ; -> A. Eisenhoit ; Jost Bürgi ;    
Techniquescopper engraving and drawing ; cartographic and topographic mapping    
Sample(s)de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egidius_Sadeler_der_%C3%84ltere ;store.metmuseum.org/met-studio-prints/aegidius-sadeler-panorama-of-prague-right-section/invt/    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadeler_family    
Published sourcesL. Mackensen: Erste Sternwarte Europas (Munich 1982: 8) ; ThB 24 1930: 299 ;    
otherPortraiture & exact copying. since 1585 mostly active in Prague.    

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