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MIGNON, Abraham (1640 - 1679), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MIGNON, Abraham (1640 - 1679), Painter, watercolourist

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 21 June 1640, in Frankfurt am Main; died probably in 1679, in Frankfurt am Main.

Painter, watercolourist. Animals, insects, still-lifes (including flowers/fruit), plants.

[not available online]Abraham Mignon was the pupil of Jacob Marrel at the age of seven. He left for Holland with him around 1659. His teacher in Utrecht was Jan Davidsz de Heem. In 1665, he returned to

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