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BEGEYN, Abraham Jansz. (1637 - 1697), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEGEYN, Abraham Jansz. (1637 - 1697), Painter, engraver

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1637, in Leiden; died 11 July 1697, in Berlin.

Painter, engraver (etching). Genre scenes, landscapes with figures, flowers, insects. Designs for tapestries.

[not available online]Abraham Begeyn is mentioned as a member of the Guild of St Luke in Haarlem from 1665 to 1667. He travelled in France and Italy: he was in Naples around 1659. In 1672 he settled in

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