Abraham Jansz.

Begeyn

Artistic period 1651 to 1700

Nationality

Dutch

Birth

1637 (Leiden)

Death

1697 (Berlin)

Biography

Abraham Jansz. Begeyn, also Abraham Bega (born 1637 in Leiden; died 11. June 1697 in Berlin) was a Dutch etcher, still life, landscape and veduta painter who worked in Leiden, Amsterdam and The Hague and travelled to Italy, England and the Mark Brandenburg among others. He was appointed court painter to Berlin by Elector Friedrich III. He is known with different signatures to which "ABegeijn" or "ABegein" belong.