Keusters, Léon

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Person (Male)

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Status

  • Amateur

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Life dates

Antwerp, 1858 - Antwerp, 1942

Activity

1887 - 1914 > Anvers
Léon Jacques Marie Corneille, ° 10.5.1858; + 14.1.1942. Banker and exchange broker. One of the first proponents of the artistic trend in Belgian photography which would lead to Pictorialism. Also see under his pseudonym Léon Noël [1]. Member of the photography section of the "Katholieke Kring" in 1891. Remained active in the interwar years. Treasurer of the Antwerp section of the ABP in 1922. The municipal archives in Antwerp possess a set of 67 views of old alleys and closes in the historic city centre, dated from 1929 to 1939.

Locations

1887 - 1914 > Anvers

Exhibitions

Antwerp, 1888; Antwerp, 1889; Antwerp, 1890; Bruges, 1890; Amsterdam, 1891 ("Keuters", bronze medal); Antwerp, 1891; Antwerp, 1891 KK; Brussels, 1891; Vienna, 1891; Antwerp, 1892 (snow studies); The Hague, 1892; Hamburg, 1898; Paris, 1899.
For Keusters' further exhibition record, see under his pseudonym Noël, Léon [1].

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1887 - 1914

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#2439

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 30.7.2017 & 13.2.2018, based on information supplied by Pool Andries; SFJ revised 27.2.2019, 16.4.2020 & 1.2.2021; SFJ revised 31.5.2021 & 6.3.2023 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MD revised 9.5.2023; SFJ revised 23.1.2024 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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