Abraham van Beijeren

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painter, draftsman
North Netherlandish
The Hague 1620/1621
c. 1620-1621; reported being 16 years old in 1637 (Van Gelder 1941)
Overschie (Rotterdam) 1690-03
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Son of painter Hendrick Gillisz. van Beijeren and Annneke Dircxz (see Stolk 2016, p. 27); cousin-in-law of Pieter de Putter; not to be confused with the Delft cloth merchant with the same name (Oud-Holland 42, 1925, p. 63); married to 1) Emmerentia Stercke (died 1647) in 1639, and 2) Anna van den Queborn (died ca. 1690), in The Hague on 3 February 1647.
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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.
marine (as genre), river landscape, still life, flower piece, fruit piece, game piece (still life), farm still life, fish piece, still life of luxuries, vanitas
started out painting marine pantings and later on devoted himself to still lifes; his earliest dated work is from 1653, yet he probably already sold a still life with mussels as early as 1645 (Willigen/Meijer 2003)
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