Hannon, Edouard

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Brussels - Ixelles, 1853 - Brussels - Saint-Gilles, 1931

Activity

1874 - 1905 Bruxelles - Ixelles
1906 - 1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles, Rue de la Jonction, 1 (private)
Edouard Henri Paul Joseph Lorédan, ° 13.1.1853. Younger brother of the painter and writer Théo Hannon (1851-1916). Student in Ghent in 1874-1875. Engineer. Director of "S.A. Solvay". Founder member of the ABP. In the ABP membership lists: Rue Crespel, 38 in 1882; Avenue (de) Limauge(s), 12 in 1883-1890; and Rue de la Concorde, 43 in 1891-1906, the latter a townhouse in Flemish Neo-Renaissance style built for Hannon by Brussels architect Jules Brunfaut (1852-1942) in 1885.
Portraits of members of his family, documentation and photo-reportages during trips to and stays in Russia, the United States, Spain, and Italy. Pioneer of pictorialism in Belgium, co-organiser of the "Salon photographique" at the "Cercle artistique", Brussels, 1895, where the great names of French pictorialism such as Demachy and Puyo exhibited. Exhibited in the first four salons of the "Photo-Club de Paris", 1894-1897.
Hannon had another Brussels townhouse built by Jules Brunfaut, this time in Art Nouveau style, at Rue de la Jonction in 1903-1904. Emile Gallé was commissioned to design the interior. The house used to be home to "L'Espace Photographique Contretype", trustees of a collection of Hannon’s negatives. In the ABP membership lists, this address is recorded only in 1913-1914, preceded by Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles, Rue Henri Wafelaers, no street number, in 1907-1912.

Locations

1874 - 1905 Bruxelles - Ixelles
1906 - 1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles, Rue de la Jonction, 1 (private)

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1891; Vesoul, 1892; Paris, 1894; Brussels, 1895; Paris, 1895; Paris, 1896; Paris, 1897; Brussels, 1898; Munich, 1898 ("C. Hannon, Paris"); Berlin, 1899 ("Charles"); Brussels, 1902.

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Bibliography/Webography

DULIERE, Cécile & DIERKEN, Françoise (Introduction). Edouard Hannon. Photos 1900. Brussels, Musée Horta, 16/6-31/7/1977.
DE KEYSER, Gilbert. "Edouard Hannon (1853-1931) : de Nijni-Novgorod à Berezniki", Focale Magazine, 1982, pp. 44-51.
DE KEYSER, Gilbert & GODEFROID, Jean-Louis. Rétrospective Edouard Hannon. Brussels, 1986, 24 pp.

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1914

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2076

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 21.4.2017, 26.5.2018 & 27.2.2019

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