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HECKE, Jan van den, the Elder (1620 - 1684), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HECKE, Jan van den, the Elder (1620 - 1684), Painter, engraver

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1620, in Quaremonde, near Oudenaarde (Flanders); died 22 August 1684, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver. Portraits, battles, interiors, church interiors, landscapes, village scenes, seascapes, animals, still-lifes (flowers, fruit).

[not available online]Van den Hecke was a pupil of Abraham Hecken in Antwerp. In 1642, he became a freemason in the guild of Antwerp. In 1659, Peter van der Eelstraeten was his

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