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Eugene Verboeckhoven

 (1798/99 - 1881)
Eugene Verboeckhoven was active/lived in Belgium.  Eugene Verboeckhoven is known for animal, genre and figure painting.

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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.

In 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,  ...  Displaying 750 of 2933 characters.



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About  Eugene Verboeckhoven

Born:  1798/99 - Warneton
Died:   1881 - BrĂ¼ssel
Known for:  animal, genre and figure painting