"Eugene de Bock" is a novel written by Hendrik Conscience, a Belgian author. The novel tells the story of Eugene, a young and ambitious artist who is in love with a woman named Adeline. However, Adeline's father disapproves of Eugene and forbids the relationship. Eugene then travels to Italy to pursue his art, but when he returns, he finds that Adeline has married another man. The novel explores themes of love, betrayal and the pursuit of artistic excellence. "Eugene de Bock" was first published in 1850 and became a popular novel in Belgium.