Albrecht Kauw

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Still Life by Albrecht Kauw, Museum of Fine Arts Berne

Albrecht Kauw (1621–1681) was a Swiss still-life painter, cartographer and a painter of vedute.


Kauw was born in Strasbourg, then moved to Bern in 1640. He painted a large number of works for public buildings and for various chateaux. Kauw primarily painted still lifes and landscapes. He trained his son Albrecht Kauw the Younger to also be a painter.[1] He died in Bern.


  1. ^ "Albrecht Kauw Brief Biography". Retrieved 2012-07-10.