The artist is famous for his ornate and abundant still-life flower paintings, which usually incorporate bouquets, fruit and game or fish, insects, and decorative objects.
Mignon was born in Frankfurt in 1640 and died in March 1679 at the young age of 39. His parents were shopkeepers who originally hailed from the Netherlands.
The family belonged to the Calvinist Church, a Reformation doctrine formed in 1519.
Abraham Mignon commenced his art studies at around the age of 9 when his parents arranged an apprenticeship to a still-life artist by the name of Jacob Marrel.
Abraham Mignon's flower oil paintings continue to delight their masterly compositions.
Flowers in a Glass Vase c1670 is one of his most famous paintings. This colorful Dutch Golden Age painting is displayed at the Royal Picture Gallery at the Mauritshuis in The Hague.
The original size of this beautiful oil painting is 90 x 72.5cm.
Mignon's Garland of Flowers 1675 painting is part of the Permanent Collection at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum. The painting is just one of many paintings by the artist containing this subject matter.
Abraham Mignon enjoyed the Royal patronage of King Louis XIV, who acquired many of his oil paintings.
Enjoy Browing our Art Collections of Flower Paintings by many other famous artists/
Our online catalog of oil art reproductions offers a large selection of famous flower paintings from the Dutch Golden Age of art.