Jaspar, Paul

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Liège, 1859 - Liège, 1945

Activity

1899 - 1914 Liège
Paul Dieudonné, ° 23.6.1859; + 18.2.1945. Son of Joseph Jaspar (see that name). Architect, co-disciple of Victor Horta and Paul Hankar, best known for his Art Nouveau houses. Both as an architect and defender of cultural heritage, Jaspar was a committed photographer. He installed a darkroom next to his architectural studio on Boulevard de la Sauvenière and undertook photo-documentation of the architectural heritage of Liège and its region in collaboration with fellow architect Paul Comblen (1869-1955). His photograph collection forms part of the archives of the "Commission royale des Monuments, Sites et Fouilles", Liège, of which Jaspar was a corresponding member from 1920 onwards.

Locations

1899 - 1914 Liège

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Bibliography/Webography

CHARLIER, Sébastien. "Paul Jaspar, Photographe du patrimoine", Les Nouvelles du Patrimoine, no. 117, 2007, pp. 20-21.

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1899 - 1914

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Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2344

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 14.5.2017 & 15.10.2017; SFJ revised 17.11.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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