Abraham Van Diepenbeeck
(1596 - 1675)
Abraham Van Diepenbeeck was active/lived in Netherlands, Belgium. Abraham Diepenbeeck is known for mythology, portrait and history paintings.
Biography Abraham Van Diepenbeeck
Abraham van Diepenbeeck was an erudite and accomplished Dutch painter of the Flemish School. He was baptised in 's-Hertogenbosch in the southern Netherlands. After having received a classical education, he became a pupil and assistant of Peter Paul Rubens.
He handled mythological and historical subjects, as well as portraits, with great skill and vigor and was a good, sound colourist. He went to Antwerp about 1629 and made his first successes in painting on glass, among his productions being windows in the cathedral there representing the "Acts of Mercy". Similar work at the church of the Dominicans shows scenes from the "Life of Saint Paul".
Van Diepenbeek was admitted to the guild of painters in 1638, and became director o
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