Alexander van Aken(1701-1757), Painter and engraver
Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 20 portraits
Drapery painter (ie, a painter of costume for other artists), who assisted Thomas Hudson after the death of his better known brother, Joseph van Aken, in 1749.
- Joseph van Aken (brother)
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