Neyt, Charles

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Ghent, 1833 - Brussels, 1908

Activity

1861 * - 1866 / Bruxelles, Montagne de la Cour, 73
Predecessor: Radoux Gilbert
° 16.10.1833; + 15.3.1908. Arrived at this address on 26.6.1861. Friend of Charles Baudelaire during his stay in Brussels from 1864 to 1866 and of Baudelaire's publisher Auguste Poulet-Malassis. The latter described Neyt as having a "rather farcical nature". Portrait of Baudelaire with cigar about 1865. Félicien Rops (see that name) portrayed him in an etching cooking in his kitchen for a dinner that Neyt held for Baudelaire and members of their artistic circle. Following his bankruptcy in 1866, he left for Brussels - Saint-Josse on 6.10.1866.
1866 * - 1869 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Chaussée de Louvain, 134
Series of views of the river Senne before its being vaulted over, commissioned by the city of Brussels, 1867-1868.
1869 * - 1874 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue du Cadran, 1
He moved back into his parents' home where his father, Bernard, was registered as an artist~painter.
1878 - 1880 / Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue Van Dyck, 60
1879 - 1880 Bruxelles, Rue aux Choux. 51 (private ?)
Arrived from Brussels - Saint-Gilles on 10.11.1879 and left on 27.12.1880.
1880 * - 1882 / Bruxelles, Rue Saint-Géry, 5
Arrived at this address on 27.12.1880.
1881 * Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles, Rue de Russie, 22
1882 * - 1892 Bruxelles, Boulevard Anspach, 121<82>, 109 or 117<87>
Domiciled at no. 121 from 9.11.1882 until his departure for Brussels - Uccle on 17.2.1888. “Neyt, E." in the directories from 1887 to 1892.
1895 * - 1908 + Bruxelles, Rue Philippe de Champagne, 4
Arrived from Brussels - Uccle on 23.8.1895. "Neyt, E." in the directories in 1895-1896. The appartment was described as "a small and rarely visited room [...]. On the furniture stand many framed photographs including one of the author of "Les Fleurs du Mal"; the poet is seated holding a cigar between his fingers" (Kunel, Maurice. Baudelaire en Belgique. Liège, 1944, p. 136).

Locations

1861 * - 1866 / Bruxelles, Montagne de la Cour, 73
1866 * - 1869 / Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Chaussée de Louvain, 134
1869 * - 1874 Bruxelles - Saint-Josse, Rue du Cadran, 1
1878 - 1880 / Bruxelles - Schaerbeek, Rue Van Dyck, 60
1879 - 1880 Bruxelles, Rue aux Choux. 51 (private ?)
1880 * - 1882 / Bruxelles, Rue Saint-Géry, 5
1881 * Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles, Rue de Russie, 22
1882 * - 1892 Bruxelles, Boulevard Anspach, 121<82>, 109 or 117<87>
1895 * - 1908 + Bruxelles, Rue Philippe de Champagne, 4

Exhibitions

London, 1862; Paris, 1863 (no forename); London, 1873 ("photographs representing vehicles used for agricultural purposes in Belgium"); Brussels, 1888 (photographs of the exhibition stands).

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DIRECTORY_1997#5322

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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SFJ revised 1.9.2019

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