Willem Hekking Sr.

Dutch, 1796 – Amsterdam – 1862

Willem Hekking was a painter and draftsman, born in Amsterdam. He was a pupil of this father, Theodorus Hekking and he received drawing lessons from Anthonie van den Bosch. Hekking specialised in still lifes with flowers and fruit and exhibited his artworks regularly in the exhibitions of Amsterdam and Rotterdam between 1813 and 1856. Willem Hekking also taught his son Willem Hekking Jr, Martina van Toulon and Anna van Veeren.


Works in museum collections
Rijksprentenkabinet (Amsterdam), Gemeentearchief Amsterdam, Tylers Museum (Haarlem), Museum Boijmans van Beuningen (Rotterdam), Centraal Museum (Utrecht).

Paintings and watercolours by Willem Hekking in the collection of Kunsthandel Bies:

A still life with apricots, grapes and gooseberries

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