Joseph van Haecken (Biographical details)

Joseph van Haecken (painter/draughtsman; collector; Flemish; British; Male; 1699 - 1749)

Also known as

Haecken, Joseph van; Aken, Joseph van; Aeken, Joseph van; Hawkins, Joseph; Vanhaeken, Joseph

Biography

Painter and collector, brother of Alexander and Arnold (qq.v.). b. Antwerp, to London around 1719, where painted genre and conversation pieces. From 1730s abandoned his own work, and became drapery painter to other artists. Ramsay and Hudson were his executors.

Bibliography

Lugt 2516 & 2517