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EECKHOUT, Jakob Joseph (1793 - 1861), Painter, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
EECKHOUT, Jakob Joseph (1793 - 1861), Painter, lithographer

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Flemish, 19th century, male.

Born 6 February 1793, in Antwerp; died 25 December 1861, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Flemish School.

[not available online] [not available online] [not available online]Jakob Joseph Eeckhout was a jeweller and only turned to painting at the age of 28. He became director of the academy in The Hague in 1839. He settled in Paris.

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