Adam van Breen
The painter Adam van Breen, 1585?-1642
The life of Adam van Breen
Adam was probably born in Amsterdam in 1585. On 13 February 1611 Adam married Maertje Castel in The Hague., where Adam also became a member of the Lucasgilde in 1612.
After his bankruptcy in 1624, Adam left for Oslo where he temporarily staid until 1628 , the year when he came back to Holland. In 1636 he returned to Norway where he stayed until his death in 1642.
The work of Adam van Breen
Adam van Breen specialized in winter landscapes and was influenced by the work of Hendrick Avercamp and David Vinckboons.
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