Duquenne, R.V.

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  • Professional

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Life dates

?, ? - Brussels - Uccle, 1952

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1911 - 1913 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue Berkendael, 203
+ 13.12.1952. Documentary and artistic photography. Mainly known as an architectural photographer. Commissioned to record the construction of Brugmann Hospital from 30.12.1911 to 23.8.1915, on the recommendation of its architect Victor Horta. Duquenne charged 7fr. 50c. for a first print, 1 fr. 50c. for each extra print. He offered to sell a total of 402 negatives from this commission to the "Centre publique d'action publique de Bruxelles" (CPAS-OCMW) in 1947, where the set is now housed.
1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles, Avenue Jef Lambeaux, 20
On advertising postcard, "Architecture, works of art, industrial arts. Autochromes. Exhibition work, halftone blocks". Already active as a professional photographer at an earlier date, Duquenne remained active throughout the interwar years. The Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA), Brussels possesses 573 negatives by Duquenne, featuring Belgian artworks and studies of architectural heritage. Purchased in 1949, when Duquenne was living in Brussels - Uccle, the earliest has been dated to 1897.

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1911 - 1913 Bruxelles - Ixelles, Rue Berkendael, 203
1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles, Avenue Jef Lambeaux, 20

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DIRECTORY_2017#1665

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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MD new 20.7.2020; SFJ revised 28.7.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght and M.-C. Claes

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