Devigne, Louis

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Person (Male)

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Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

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Life dates

Dinant, 1851 - Dinant, 1887

Activity

1873 - 1887 + Dinant, Rue Saint-Pierre,  93<79> then 16<80-82>
° 4.3.1851; + 23.5.1887. On CVs in the early 1870s, "L. Devigne Fils" = son of Louis Devigne, stone mason. In fact, since the earliest CVs signed "Louis Devigne" and bearing no street address appear to date from the late 1860s, it is possible that Devigne senior may also have been a photographer. "Devigne F." in the directories from 1875 to 1883. In 1884, he was registered as a clockmaker. "Views of Dinant and surroundings: banks of the Meuse and the Lesse, Walzin, Chaleux, Leffe, ruins of Montaigle, Crevecoeur and Poilvache. Rochefort. Han and Rochefort grottoes. Waulsort. Freyr. Monia, etc., etc. Views in carbon. Agency at Delplace - Lemoine, printer-bookseller in Dinant." (Advertisement, 1879). "Tourists desirous of obtaining a group photograph of themselves, either in the countryside surrounding Dinant, or on a launch on the banks of the Meuse or the Lesse, may apply to L. Devigne, who will satisfy their desires to their entire satisfaction" (Advertisement, 1884).

Locations

1873 - 1887 + Dinant, Rue Saint-Pierre,  93<79> then 16<80-82>

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1880; Brussels, 1883.

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1479

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 2.12.2017 & 16.1.2019

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