Blanquart-Evrard, Louis-Désiré

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional / Connected

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Life dates

Lille [F], 1802 - Lille [F], 1872

Activity

1847 Ypres
° 2.8.1802; + 28.4.1872. Cloth merchant in Lille. View of Ypres on paper (attempt at snap-shot photography).
1851 - 1857 Lille [F]
He founded the first photographic printing works in France at Loos-lez-Lille. He targeted the Belgian market by publishing views of Belgium and, about 1854, two large-size series: "La Belgique " by Eugène Desplanques (see that name), and "Bruxelles photographique" by Guillaume Claine (see that name). A third series "Les bords de la Meuse" was announced, but never published.

Locations

1847 Ypres
1851 - 1857 Lille [F]

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1856 (17 volumes, virtually his entire output).

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Bibliography/Webography

DE NAEYER, Christine. "Blanquart-Évrard dans les collections publiques belges" in GAUTRAND, Jean-Claude & BUSINE, Alain, Blanquart-Évrard. Douchy-les-Mines, 1999, pp. 149-153.

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#284

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 4.5.2018

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