Casper van Eyck

painter, draftsman
South Netherlandish
Antwerp 1613-01/1613-02-06
baptized on 6 february 1613
Brussels 1670/1674
Levin 1888, p. 172: 1670; Van den Branden 1883: 1673, at least before 1-12-1674, when he was mentioned as being 'the late'. On 27/28-5-1687 his heirs declare, that he died 12 to 14 years earlier ("dat hij '12 à 14 jaeren' eerder gestorven is (dus 1673-1675)". (Duverger 2001, no. 3812)
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He never got married. He had a brother Nicolaes who seems to have been 'reasonably capable'. (Levin 1888, p. 172)
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  • Antwerpen
    apprentice in the Guild in1625, master in 1632-'33
  • Genua
    collaboration with Cornelis de Wael (Levin 1888)
  • Brussel 1656 - 1673
    went in or shortly after 1656 to Brussels; according to Levin 1888 he suffered from mental illness
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This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
marine (as genre)
oil paint
Entered on: 1992-02-07; Modification on: 2018-07-06


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