(1798/99 - 1881)
Eugene Verboeckhoven was active/lived in Belgium. Eugene Verboeckhoven is known for animal, genre and figure painting.
Biography Eugene Verboeckhoven
Verboeckhoven began drawing and sculpting as a young child. In
1815, his family moved to Ghent, where he attended the Academy from
1816 to 1818 with support from the sculptor Albert Voituron (1787-1847)
and later by a Ghent patron, Ferdinand Van der Haegen. From 1818
Verboeckhoven was a pupil of Balthasar-Paul Ommeganck, whose classical
pastoral landscapes became a model for his own paintings, such as the Landscape with Cattle and A Cowherd by a Tree on display at the Rijkmuseum in Amsterdam and Halting Place.
1827, Verboeckhoven moved to Brussels with his family, and soon
thereafter was made a director of the Musee de Bruxelles. Thanks
to his initiative, the pictures in Antwerp Cathedral,
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