Cornelis Pietersz Bega; Hémery - Couple Making Music - 1781


Cornelis Pietersz Bega, or Cornelis Pietersz Begijn was a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver. Bega was born, lived and worked in Haarlem and was the son of sculptor and goldsmith Pieter Jansz. Begijn. His mother Maria was the illegitimate daughter of the Haarlem painter Cornelis van Haarlem.

Sheet: 31.5 x 24.2 cm

Published in 1781

(From 'Cabinet Poullain', a set published in 1781..

Brunet III, 911. Graesse IV, 136. 

Fine etching / Engraving. Hand colour.