Gaspar, Charles

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Arlon, 1871 - Arlon, 1950

Activity

1896 - 1922 Arlon
° 31.1.1871; + 30.4.1950. Sometimes written Gaspard. Pioneering pictorialist and prolific exhibitor. Still lifes, portraits, and genre studies. Autochromes and platinum printing or pseudo-platinum, i.e. matte silver-chloride paper with platinum toning. Affiliated to the Brussels section of the ABP. Also member of the "Cercle d'art photographique l'Effort", according to the exhibition catalogue for the Photo-Club de Paris salon of 1906.

Locations

1896 - 1922 Arlon

Exhibitions

Amsterdam, 1895; Hamburg, 1895; Paris, 1895; Brussels, 1896; Louvain, 1896; Courtrai, 1897; Paris, 1897; Brussels, 1898; Paris, 1898; Ghent, 1899; Effort, 1901 (sa); Mons, 1901 (sa); Effort, 1902 (sa); Brussels, 1902; Turin, 1902; Effort, 1903; Budapest, 1903; Marseilles, 1903; Paris, 1903; Saint-Petersburg, 1903; Effort, 1904; The Hague, 1904; Louvain, 1904; Paris, 1904; Effort, 1905; Liège, 1905; Vienna, 1905; Paris, 1906; Dresden, 1909; Ghent, 1913; Liège, 1914.

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Techniques

Bibliography/Webography

SPRINGAEL, Maïté. Charles Gaspar (1871-1950). Première approche de l'oeuvre du photographe pictorialiste belge. Bruxelles, 2006-2007 (2 vols), vol. 1 text, (iii) + 75 + xx pp.; vol. 2 annexes, lxxiv + (55) pp. Unpublished dissertation presented at the "Université libre de Bruxelles".
SPRINGAEL, Maïté. "Charles Gaspar à l'aune du Pictorialisme", Bulletin trimestriel de l'Institut Archéologique du Luxembourg – Arlon, 85e année, 2009, pp. 129-178. Study accompanying the exhibition "Le Musée Gaspar a 5 ans. Charles Gaspar (1871-1950) Photographe et Mécène : un héritage pour Arlon".

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1896 - 1914

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1791

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 20.4.2017, 28.1.2018 & 1.2.2018, partly based on information supplied by Pool Andries; revised 4.5.2018; SFJ revised 27.2.2019, 5.3.2019 & 17.4.2019

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