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HECKE, Arthur van (<i>born</i> 1924), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HECKE, Arthur van (born 1924), Painter

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 20 March 1924, in Roubaix.

Painter. Portraits, seascapes, landscapes.

Groupe de Roubaix.

Arthur van Hecke spent his childhood in Bruges, and began to paint in 1945. In 1948 he won first prize for painting in Roubaix. In 1951 he met the collectors Roger Dutilleul and Jean Masurel, which confirmed his desire to become a painter. Through them, he also met Fernand Léger,

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