Smitz (- Verheugen), Henri (& Fils)

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Eecloo, 1847 - Eecloo, 1929

Activity

1871 - 1914 > Eecloo, Rue de la Station, 2 then 3 [Statiestraat]
° 18.1.1847; + 26.3.1929. Younger brother of Charles Smitz. Pupil of Polydore Lippens (see that name). Opened a studio in April 1871. Married Gudula Maria Mauritia Verheugen (° Eecloo, 16.9.1854; + Eecloo, 2.10.1902) on 24.4.1876. Artist and draughtsman. On CV, "Henri Smitz", initially no street address and then at no. 2. "Pencil portraits from photographs", 1900 ca. Henri remained active until 1920. Addition "& Fils", 1900. This was his younger son Aimé (° Eecloo, 7.11.1879; + Eecloo, 12.9.1967) who took over the studio in 1902 and remained active until 1954. Studio Smitz still operates in Eecloo as a family business in the fourth generation.

Locations

1871 - 1914 > Eecloo, Rue de la Station, 2 then 3 [Statiestraat]

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1880.

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DIRECTORY_1997#3911

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 25.7.2019, 30.8.2020 & 27.10.2021 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght

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