Dewasme (- Pletinckx), Antoine

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Person (Male)

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  • Amateur

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Life dates

Tournai, 1797 - Brussels, 1851

Activity

1839 * Bruxelles, Place du Grand Sablon, 11
+ 21.4.1851. Lithographer and director of the "Ecole royale de gravure" ("Société des Beaux-Arts", founded in 1838), in partnership with the publisher-printer Laurent. The "Société des Beaux-Arts" ordered a Daguerre camera from Giroux in Paris, successfully deployed in September 1839 to take a view of the Place du Grand Sablon, the square on which he lived and where his business was situated. It was immediately exhibited at the Fine Arts Exhibition in Brussels. The camera was amongst the effects auctioned on 18.5.1849 following liquidation of the "Société des Beaux-Arts". A certain Dewasme appears in the lithograph "Trinité photographique" by Félicien Rops (see that name), 1857.

Locations

1839 * Bruxelles, Place du Grand Sablon, 11

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1839.

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Techniques

Bibliography/Webography

CLAES, Marie-Christine, "Dewasme ou les querelles de la lithographie" in Le livre illustré en Belgique 1800-1865, "In Monte Artium: Journal of the Royal Library of Belgium", vol. 7, 2014, pp. 15-35.

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1516

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

MCC revised 27.1.2017 & 2.12.2017

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