VAN HOVE Hubertus
PREPARING THE MEAL
Oil on panel: 57.5 x 44 cm / 22.6 x 17.3 ins
Signed lower left
Painter of interiors, often with incoming sun light, inspired by Pieter de Hoogh; watercolourist, etcher and lithographer.
Hubertus Van Hove was a pupil of his father Bartholomeus Van Hove and of Hendrikus van de Sande Bakhuyzen. From 1854 on, he lived in Antwerp and often collaborated with Baron Henri Leys. He taught Maris, Bisschop, Johannes Hubertus Van Hove, Leon, Lintz, Scheeres, van Seben, Stroebel, Swijser and Witsen. He became a member of the Royal Academy of Amsterdam in 1845.
The Hague 1814 - Antwerp 1864
Amsterdam - Delft - Haarlem - Otterlo - Rotterdam - The Hague
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Belgian painters born between 1750 & 1875", Knokke 1981, p. 698.
P. Scheen, "Lexicon Nederlandse beeldende kunstenaars; 1750-1880", The Hague 1981, p. 231-232.