Charles Van den Eycken I
(1809 - 1891)
Charles Van den Eycken I was active/lived in Belgium. Charles Van den Eycken I is known for Landscape painting.
Charles van der Eycken was born in Aerschot in 1809. He graduated from
the Academy in Leuven, followed by study trips to Holland, Germany and
to the Ardennes. He painted mainly mountainous and channel landscapes as
well as atmospheric winter landscapes with chiaroscuro effects,
influenced by the Dutch 17th century paintings. His son Charles van der
Eycken II (1859-1923) gained reputation as a famous animal painter.