Karl Begas

male / German, Italian
sculptor, painter
German, Italian
Berlin 1845-11-23
Köthen 1916-02-21
Family relationschips
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
broer van Reinhold Begas, zoon van Karl Joseph Begas
See also
In this field, you will find references to names of groups or to the artists that made/make up groups. You may also come across references to other artists if there was/is question of collaboration without a joint name. This is the case, for instance, with artists who rendered parts of works by other artists (such as with P.P Rubens and J. Brueghel I).
Biographical information
Königlich Preussische Akademie der Künste (Berlin)
1862-1864 (Saur 1992-)
Active in
  • Berlin 1864 - 1878
    1864-1866 werkzaam in het atelier van Louis Sußmann-Hellborn; 1866-1869 zelfstandig werkzaam; ca. 1870-1873 en vanaf ca. 1878 (Saur 1992-)
  • Rome 1869 - 1887
    1869 studiereis; ca. 1873-1878 (volgens lemma Wikipedia); in 1887 kort verblijf (Saur 1992-)
  • Köthen 1889 - 1916
    volgens lemma Wikipedia
Teacher at academy/university
Kurfürstliche Akademie für bildenden Künste (Kassel)
1890-1898 Kunstakademie (Saur 1992-)
born in
active in
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
figure, mythology, portrait, allegory, genre
Saur 1992-
bronze, marble
Saur 1992-
monument, bust (sculpture)
Entered on: 2000-11-14; Modification on: 2017-03-30


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