Günther, Jean

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Professional

Details

Life dates

Bonn [Prussia], 1860 - ?, 1920 >

Activity

1877 * - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 23<77-86>, 25<86-90> then 33<91-14>
Predecessor: Günther Guillaume
° 23.7.1860. Arrived from Bonn on 3.3.1877. Seems to have started as an operator at the Dupont studio, which he represented at the Brussels exhibition in 1875. "Photographer to H.R.H. the Countess of Flanders". He was assisted by Marie-Catherine Günther (° 2.4.1852), who arrived from Bonn on 19.5.1880. She lived in Brussels - Ixelles from 21.1.1882 until 18.11.1886, where she married, then left on 4.9.1894. Portraits of Prince Baudouin and views at his funeral in 1891. Portrait of Princess Henriette de Vendôme. Not a member of the ABP from 1879 until 1891. Partnership "J. & C. Günther" in the 1914 directory.
1911 - 1914 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue Quinaux, 31
Initial "J." in the directories.

Locations

1877 * - 1914 Bruxelles, Rue Neuve, 23<77-86>, 25<86-90> then 33<91-14>
1911 - 1914 Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue Quinaux, 31

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1876 - 1904

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2032

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 22.1.2018 & 25.2.2018

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