Beernaert Frères

Identity

Category

Partnership

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional / Connected

Details

Life dates

Activity

1864 * - 1871 / Gand, Rue des Rémouleurs, 7
Initially painter-decorators, then photographers. There were four brothers: Louis Bernard (° Ghent, 17.2.1839; + Ghent 5.4.1887), Théodore Victor (° Ghent, 29.4.1835; + Ghent, 20.12.1885), house painter and decorator, former pupil of A. de Baets at the Academy of Ghent and prizewinner for perspective in 1856, Auguste Charles (° Ghent, 10.1.1838), and Edouard Charles (° Ghent, 31.10.1844; + Ghent, 23.1.1890). Acquired the negatives of Ed. Renoz’s studio in 1869. Edouard was a founder member of the ABP.
1871 * - 1889 Gand, Rue de la Vigne, 16
Successor: Beernaert Veuve Edouard (supplies and plates)
"Rue Hareng Pec." Transfer to this address announced in October 1871. François Michel, operating a portrait studio at Place du Commerce, 12, in 1881, claimed to be their successor. No longer listed here in the 1885 Ghent directory.

Locations

1864 * - 1871 / Gand, Rue des Rémouleurs, 7
1871 * - 1889 Gand, Rue de la Vigne, 16

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1875; Philadelphia, 1876; Paris, 1878 (silver medal); Brussels, 1880; Paris, 1889 (silver medal).

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Bibliography/Webography

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1876

Description of relationship

ABP card file and membership list omit a first name although Edouard was the member.

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#164

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 20.2.2017; SFJ revised 6.8.2019, 10.9.2020 & 9.12.2021 on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 2.9.2020

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