(1831 - 1911)
Reinhold Begas was active/lived in Germany. Reinhold Begas is known for Sculpture and portrait busts.
Biography Reinhold Begas
Reinhold Begas was born into a renowned family of artists and is
considered one of the most important representatives of the Wilhelmine
neo-baroque. He was initially trained by his godfather Ludwig Wichmann,
before attending the academy in Berlin, where he studied under prominent
figures of German classicism such as Gottfried Schadow and Christian
With the help of a grant, Begas traveled to Rome, where he
was inspired by contemporaries such as Franz von Lenbach, Anselm
Feuerbach, Arnold Böcklin and Heinrich Dreber as well as the Italian
masters. Consequently his initially strictly classicist manner gave way
to a powerful baroque style.
Upon his return to Berlin, he received
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