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Last NameWyngaerde    
Given NameAnthonis van den    
alt. NamesA. v. d. W. ; Anton / Antony / Antoon van den Wijngaerde/ Antonio de las Viñas ;    
Year born1525 c. in Antwerpen    
Year died1571    
Place of deathMadrid    
Father's occupationAnton van den Wyngaerde, registered in 1510 in the painter's guild of Antwerp    
EducationTrained in the Antwerp school & by his father; his views were based on close observations from nature.    
Country of ActivitySpain    
Worked forView of London (c. 1550) ;    
PatronageKing Philipp II. of Spain ;    
Techniquespanoramic sketches, copper engravings & paintings of towns in the southern Netherlands, northern France, England, Italy & Spain.     
Archival sources    
Published sourcesRichard L. Kagan: Spanish Cities of the Golden Age. Views of A. V. d. W., (Berkeley 1989) ; Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann: Master drawings. The Spanish views of A. v. d. W. (1969) ; C. J. Schüler: Die kartographierte Stadt (Paris 2011: 22-23) ; Antoon v. d. W. ; pintor de ciutats i de fets d'armes a l'Europa del cinc-c ;    
otherFurther Places of Activity: United Kingdom (1543-1550 active in London where he made a large panorama of London, 1554-1557 active in England), France (1557-58), Italy, and the Netherlands.    

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