Bocquet, Victor a reputable Flemish historical and portrait painter, was born at Furnes in 1619. His works are in the different churches of the towns of Flanders. In the great church at Nieuport are two altar-pieces by him, one of which, representing the Death of St. Francis, is highly esteemed. He also painted the principal altar-piece in the Church at Ostend, representing the Deposition from the Cross. He died in 1677.