t' Serstevens, Emile

Identity

Category

Person (Male)

Alternative name or descriptor

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Status

  • Amateur

Details

Life dates

Brussels, 1868 - Brussels - Auderghem, 1933

Activity

1895 - 1905 Bruxelles - Uccle<95> then Auderghem<05>
Emile Henri, ° 8.1.1868. Notary in Brussels - Saint-Gilles, 1901-1929. The Royal Institute of Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA) in Brussels owns 200 boxes of his glass negatives. The extensive collection of photographs taken by t’Serstevens "provides an inadvertent glimpse of everyday life at the turn of the century for the most fortunate members of Belgian society. He shows luxurious interiors, champagne tastings, fashion, excursions to the coast and travels abroad". A favourite model of his was his wife Marie t'Serstevens - Dastot (° Brussels - Saint-Josse, 1870; + Brussels - Watermael-Boitsfort, 1943), also an amateur photographer: the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIK-IRPA) possesses 53 negatives attributed to her.
1910 - 1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles
Not a member of the ABP, 1897-1909.

Locations

1895 - 1905 Bruxelles - Uccle<95> then Auderghem<05>
1910 - 1914 Bruxelles - Saint-Gilles

Exhibitions

Brussels, 1896; Brussels, 1904; Brussels, 1905.

Genres / subject matter

Techniques

Bibliography/Webography

Hilke Arijs, Elodie De Zutter, Jeroen Reyniers. "Here Comes the Sun. Digital Springtime for a Collection in Hibernation", Depth of Field, vol. 6, no. 1 (July 2015), accessible at: http://journal.depthoffield.eu/vol06/nr01/a01/en

Context

Affiliations

Affiliated entity

Association belge de Photographie

Type of affiliation

Member of

Dates of affiliation

1895 - 1914

Description of relationship

Management

Record source

DIRECTORY_1997#4176

Identity of institution

FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

MCC revised 11.7.2018 & 24.12.2018; SFJ revised 16.9.2019 based on information supplied by M. Demaeght; MCC revised 12.3.2020

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