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Verboeckhoven, Eugen Joseph, or Eugène

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00189617
Verboeckhoven, Eugen Joseph, or Eugène

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 8 June 1798 or or, in Warneton; died 19 January 1881, in Brussels.

Sculptor, painter, lithographer, engraver (etching). Portraits, animals, landscapes with figures.

Eugen Joseph Verboeckhoven studied with his father, and became a skilful sculptor, and later a great painter. The strict disciplines of the modeller gave the painter a trueness of form. He continued the tradition of Paul Potter and Ommeganck, and if he did not equal the former, he surpassed the latter....

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Subjects: Painting ; Prints and Printmaking ; Sculpture and Carving ; 19th-Century Art

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