Scribe, Fernand

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

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Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Ghent, 1851 - Bottelare, 1913

Activity

1888 - 1908 Gand
Ferdinandus Emilius, ° 9.7.1851; + 17.8.1913. Art collector and patron. Although a qualified engineer, private means enabled Scribe to devote himself to painting and to collecting art. President of the association "Les Amis du Musée de Gand" in 1904-1905. He built up a large network on contacts amongst artists and fellow collectors. Scribe bequeathed his art and antiques collection to the city of Ghent, where they constituted the basis of the recently established "Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Gand" and still form the cornerstone of the municipal Museum of Fine Arts. Member of the ABP from 1888 to 1893 and from 1904 onwards.

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1888 - 1908 Gand

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Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1888 - 1908

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Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#3831

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 4.9.2017, 20.10.2017 & 27.6.2018; SFJ revised 3.12.2019 & 2.5.2020 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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