Abraham Begeijn

active from 1655; died 1697
Abraham Cornelisz. Begeijn (or Bega) was born in Leiden and worked there and in Amsterdam, London and The Hague. In 1688 he was appointed court painter to the Elector of Brandenburg in Berlin. He died in Berlin in 1697.

He was an eclectic artist, specialising in Italianate landscapes, port scenes and paintings of plants with reptiles and insects.

Related paintings

Peasants with Cattle by a Ruin
Abraham Begeijn
probably about 1665-90
Peasants with Cattle by a Ruin
 
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