An Italianate Landscape with a Herdsman and his Cattle Resting near a Tree
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Abraham Jansz. Begeyn ( Leiden 1637 - Berlin 1697 )
Begeyn was a Dutch painter and draughtsman. In 1655 he became a member of the Guild of St Luke in Leiden, and subsequently worked extensively in the Netherlands, England and Germany. From 1688, Begeyn was court painter to Frederick III, Elector of Brandenburg (later Frederick I, King of Prussia).