VAN DEN EYCKEN Charles
Oil on panel: 30 x 21,5 cm / 11.8 x 8.5 in
Signed upper left
Painter of animals and interiors.
Charles Van Den Eycken was a pupil of his father Frans Van Den Eycken and of Joseph Stevens at the Brussels Academy.
From 1881 on he was a regular exhibitor in Brussels, Liège, Ghent and Antwerp, as well as in Holland, Germany and Spain. He painted several works for Queen Marie-Henriette of Belgium. Van Den Eycken specialised in painting dogs and cats. Member of the group ‘l’Essor’. Was awarded several medals for his work.
Brussels 1859 - 1923
Antwerp - Brussels - Courtrai - Ixelles
P. & V. Berko, "Dictionary of Animal Painters; Belgian and Dutch Artists born between 1750 and 1880", Knokke 1998, p. 232 - 241.
P. & V. Berko, "19th Century European Virtuoso Painters", Knokke 2011, p. 517.