Barend Cornelis Koekkoek
(1803 - 1862)
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek was active/lived in Netherlands, Germany. Barend Koekkoek is known for atmospheric, romantic landscape painting.
Biography Barend Cornelis Koekkoek
Koekkoek, Barend Cornelis, Dutch landscape artist and son of Johannes Hermanus Barend Koekkoek (1778-1851).
Barend Cornelis Koekkoek came to be known during his lifetime as the "Prince of Landscape Painting" and was by far the most applauded landscapist of his time and regarded as the founding father of Dutch romantic* landscape painting. The recipient of endless awards and decorations, he counted among his clients King Friedrich-Wilhelm IV of Prussia, Tsar Alexander II, and King Willem II of the Netherlands.
He grew up in an artistic environment. His father Johannes Hermanus Koekkoek (1778-1851) was a renowned marine painter, from whom he received his earliest tuition. His brothers Hermanus Koekkoek (1
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