Peter Candid (c. 1548 – 1628), also known as Peter de Witt or Peter de Witte, was a Netherlandish Mannerist painter and architect. He was probably born in Bruges, but moved to Florence as a child with his father, a tapestry weaver, and was trained in Italy. Candid worked with Giorgio Vasari on the Sala Regia in the Vatican and on the cupola of the Florence Cathedral. By 1586 he was in Munich, where he was first court painter to Duke William V of Bavaria and later worked for Maximilian I of Bavaria. For the Duke and Elector Maximilian, Candid frescoed numerous buildings, including the Munich Residenz and Schleissheim Palace. He died in Munich.
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