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Qualifications
painter, draftsman, court painter
Nationality/school
South Netherlandish
Born
Antwerp 1613-01/1613-02-06
baptized on 6 february 1613
Deceased
Brussels 1673
1673. Levin 1888, p. 172: 1670; Van den Branden 1883: 1673, at least before 1 December 1674, when he was mentioned as being 'the late'. On 27/28 May 1687 his heirs declare, that he died 12 to 14 years earlier ("dat hij '12 à 14 jaeren' eerder gestorven is (1673-1675)" (Duverger 2001, no. 3812).
Family relationships
this field records any family relationship to one or more other artist(s).
son of Nickolas van Eyck de oude (died 1656) and Joanna Ros (died1656); he never got married. He had a brother Nicolaes who seems to have been 'reasonably capable'. (Levin 1888, p. 172)
See also
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Biographical information
Active in
  • Antwerpen 1625 - 1632
    apprentice in the Guild of St. Luke, Antwerp between September 1625 and September 1626; free master between 18 September 1632 and 18 September 1633 (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Genua 1632 - 1640
    collaboration with Cornelis de Wael (Levin 1888)
  • Madrid (Spanje) 1649 - 1650
    in the 1640s; was shortly active for the court (Saur 2003)
  • Antwerpen 1656
  • Brussel 1656 - 1673
    went in or shortly after 1656 to Brussels; according to Levin 1888 he suffered from mental illness; was governed by his brother Hendrick, who was a clergyman, after the death of their parents (Saur 2003)
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Subjects
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), landscape (as genre)
see Duverger 1993, p. 291 no. 2119 (list of paintings in the estate of Nicolaes I van Eyck)
Medium/technique
oil paint
Creation date: 1992-02-07; Last modified date: 2022-04-07

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