Claerhout - Speeckaert, Gustaaf (Gustave)

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Deinze, 1874 - Deinze, 1956

Activity

1898 ca - 1914 Deinze, Rue de l'Octroi, 14
Predecessor: Speeckaert Henri
Officially Gustaef (according to descendants), ° 4.10.1874; + 9.12.1956. Brother-in-law of Henri Speeckaert (see that name). Originally baker. "Draughtsman" on CVs. Reported as operating at Tolpoortstraat, 18 at an unspecified date, On later advertising card "art and industrial photography since 1895". Following the death of his first wife Emma Speeckaert in 1910, Gustaaf Claerhout married Louisa Lecluyse and the signature on card mounts was altered accordingly to "Claerhout - Lecluyse". He remained active through the interwar period and was succeeded his his son Abel. Studio Claerhout remains active under the management of fourth-generation family members. An exhibition "Studio Claerhout: Kroniek van een fotografengeslacht 1895-...", surveying the studio's history, was held in the "Museum van Deinze en de Leiestreek" in 2013.

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1898 ca - 1914 Deinze, Rue de l'Octroi, 14

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DIRECTORY_1997#698

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 18.7.2017 & 3.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; revised 16.1.2019, 15.7.2019 & 26.8.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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