Evenepoel, Henri

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Person (Male)

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  • Amateur

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Life dates

Nice [F], 1872 - Paris [F], 1899

Activity

1896 * - 1899 + Paris
° 3.10.1872; + 27.12.1899. Painter, born in France of Belgian parents. Attended the Academy of Saint-Josse, then the Brussels Academy. In 1893 he entered the studio of Gustave Moreau in Paris. Journey to Algeria and Tunisia from October 1897 to April 1898 in the company of his father, extensively documented by the young artist in photography. "Use of the Pocket Kodak, which often replaced the quick sketch, helped him to master light for creating pared-down space and chromatic harmony" (MATTARD, Astrid. "Evenepoel Henri", in "Le Dictionnaire des peintres belges du XIVe siècle à nos jours", La Renaissance du Livre, t. 1, 1994, pp. 423-424). Also made portraits and took snapshots in the streets of Paris. Evenepoel is known to have taken a total of 875 photographs in the two and a half years before his untimely death from typhoid.

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1896 * - 1899 + Paris

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Bibliography/Webography

OLLINGER-ZINQUE, Gisèle. "Fixer le souvenir. L'artiste et son 'Pocket-Kodak'", in Henri Evenepoel, 1872-1899. Brussels, Crédit Communal, 1994, pp. 181-205.
RATHBONE, Eliza. "Henri Evenepoel: An Abundance of Gifts”, in Snapshot. Painters and Photography 1888-1915, edited by Elizabeth W. Easton. New Haven & London, Yale University Press, 2011, pp. 127-151.

BALaT - Evenepoel, Henri: http://balat.kikirpa.be/people.php?priref=24392
Wikipédia - Henri Evenepoel: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Evenepoel

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DIRECTORY_1997#1604

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 20.1.2018 & 2.1.2019; MCC revised 25.1.2019.

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