Ghémar, [Louis] & Severin, [Robert]

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Partnership

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  • Professional

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1854 * - 1856 / Anvers, Rue Houblonnière, 1474
Successor: De Bedts Auguste
"Portraits at all prices and of all sizes". Ghémar & Severin left for Brussels at the end of January 1856, and the studio was relet on 22.3.1856 at the latest.
1856 * - 1857 / Bruxelles, Rue de l'Ecuyer, 27
Successor: Ghémar Louis Joseph
Photographers and daguerreotypists. Severin was also written Severyns. "Longue Rue de l'Ecuyer" in 1856. Studio opened on 1.2.1856 at the latest. Ghémar & Severin feature together with Dewasme in the lithograph "Trinité photographique" by Félicien Rops (see that name) published in "Uylenspiegel" on 13.4.1856 with the following quatrain: "Le Monsieur du milieu que l’on voit si gai Mar-/ Cher vers la Coupe d’Or, a l’air un peu sévère, hein ?/ C’est le portrait frappant de l’illustre Ghémar / Entre ses deux amis De Wasme et Sévérin." Portrait of King Léopold I, 1856, reproduced as a lithograph and published by Simonau & Toovey. The last mention of their partnership dates from August 1857. For the continuation of Severin's career, see that name.

Locations

1854 * - 1856 / Anvers, Rue Houblonnière, 1474
1856 * - 1857 / Bruxelles, Rue de l'Ecuyer, 27

Exhibitions

Antwerp, Cercle Artistique et littéraire, August 1855; Brussels, 1856; Brussels, 1857.

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DIRECTORY_1997#1862

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 25.1.2017.

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