Rops, Félicien

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Person (Male)

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  • Connected

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Life dates

Namur, 1833 - Corbeil - Essonnes [F], 1898

Activity

1874 - 1878 Bruxelles then Paris
° 7.7.1833; + 22.8.1898. Painter and engraver. In 1857 he went on holiday to Ostend with Nadar, a caricature of whom he lithographed in 1856: "Nadar aîné". Several other works of his relate to photography: portrait of Charles Neyt as a cook, c. 1865; posters for [Charles] Neyt, c. 1862 and the Dandoy Frères studio, c. 1862; lithograph "Trinité photographique" (Ghémar, Dewasme, and Séverin), published in "Uylenspiegel" of 13.4.1856.
Founder member of the ABP. Friend of Armand Dandoy, with whom he conducted a correspondence in which he discussed (in 1878) the links between painting and photography. In the 1880s Rops reworked plates photoengraved by Bauwens using the Evely process (see that name).

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1874 - 1878 Bruxelles then Paris

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1874 - 1875

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3681

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 5.6.2018; SFJ revised 30.4.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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