Gecele, Henri

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur / Connected

Details

Life dates

Bruges, 1872 - Bruges, 1957

Activity

1890 * - 1910 > Bruges, Rue Breydel, 22
Predecessor: Gecele Louis
° 17.1.1872; + 23.10.1957. Sometimes spelled "Gecèle". Henri was the son of Louis Gecele, nephew and employee of Antoine Avanzo and Anna Gecele, both born in Pieve Tesino [IT], and who arrived in Bruges about 1825 with their son François Avanzo. In the shop in the Rue Breydel they sold engravings and optical instruments. Louis Gecele took over the shop and was in turn succeeded by his son Henri. Active member of the "Cercle photographique de Bruges", he took part in excursions and photographed in particular festivities and processions.

Locations

1890 * - 1910 > Bruges, Rue Breydel, 22

Exhibitions

Bruges, 1890; Bruges, 1893; Bruges, 1894; Courtrai, 1894; Bruges, 1901; Bruges, 1903; Liège, 1905; Bruges, 1905/06; Paris, 1906.

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Bibliography/Webography

CLAES, Marie-Christine. Répertoire des Tesini - Gecele : http://balat.kikirpa.be/tesini/fam/gecele.pdf

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#1806

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 29.6.2017; MCC revsed 24.12.2018; SFJ revised 5.3.2019 ; MCC revised 4.8.2019; SFJ revised 22.9.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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