Thursday, February 24, 2022

Charles Eyck

Charles Eyck (1897 – 1983), also spelled Charles Eijck, was a Dutch painter, aquarellist, pastellist, draughtsman, illustrator, graphic designer, lithographer, ceramist, glass painter, sculptor, architect, monumental artist, wall decorator, interior designer. 

He was active in the period 1922-1983 in his native Meerssen (Limburg Province), Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Rome, Stockholm, France, Cagnes, Paris, Maastricht, Zeist, Utrecht, Schimmert, Curaçao, Schimmert. Along with Henri Jonas and Joep Nicolaas he was a pioneer of the ‘Limburgse School.’ Van Eyck received his education in monumental art (wall painting, stained glass, etc.) at the Rijksakademie (State Academy) in Amsterdam. 

Before, he was a delftware painter at Céramique in Maastricht. In 1922, he was a winner of the Prix de Rome, First Prize Painting. After a short stay in Sweden, Curaçao, southern France, Amsterdam, Clamart and Utrecht, he settled in Schimmert (Limburg, Netherlands).

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