Winandy, Modeste [1]

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Person (Male)

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  • Professional

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Life dates

Aix-la-Chapelle [Prussia], 1820 - Brussels, 1882

Activity

1847 Marchienne-au-Pont
Modeste Constant Frédéric Gérard Joseph, ° 4.2.1820; + 15.4.1882. Daguerreotypist. Modeste Winandy, who was an artillery soldier at the age of 16, was a figurist painter domiciled in Liège, Degrés Saint-Pierre, 3, in 1844. As an itinerant he took two daguerreotypes in Marchienne-au-Pont on 20.12.1847, the back of which he signed "Winandy, artiste". He was removed from the Liège population registry on 27.5.1849.
1849 - 1851 Anvers - Berchem, no. 478
He placed an advertisement in the "Postrÿder van Antwerpen" on 7.8.1849. Quarter-plate daguerreotypes "Winandy, artiste" were produced at this address, one of which is dated 10.2.1851, and others dated October 1851.
1853 - 1854 Namur - Jambes, Faubourg de Jambes, (former Rosier's premises)
In December 1853 at this address. His elder son Modeste was born here on 17.9.1854.
1856 Namur, Rue Bas de la Place, 921
From January until March. "Stereoscopy, photography, daguerreotype [...] on the premises of Mr Wilkens, merchant. He invites gentlemen amateurs to come to view on his premises his stereoscopic portraits, which appear to be life size and moulded [three-dimensional]; the illusion is complete. Views and monuments of Paris and the interior of the Paris [international] exhibition from 1 fr. 50" (Ami de l'Ordre, 14.1.1856).
1858 - 1862 Liège, Rue de la Cathédrale, 46
"Winandy Modeste, bachelor, age 32 years [sic], Artist Photographer" entered in the population registry 1859-1862 with no dates of arrival or departure. "Portaits Photolithography [sic]. New process on paper, with no retouching" (La Meuse, 18.5.1858).
1856 - 1866 Charleroi - Dampremy, (former premises of Gérard Moreaux)
"Stereoscopic portraits. Photography and Daguerreotype" (Journal de Charleroi, 9.7.1856). He later published an advertisement in the "Union de Charleroi" on 5.9.1860. Winandy received a national medal for his bravery and selflessness in fighting a fire that broke out in a steam-powered mill in Dampremy on 16.8.1859. He was again in Charleroi - Dampremy with no street address in 1866. Recorded as an artist-painter living in Brussels - Ixelles, Rue de la Croix, 33 in August 1877.

Locations

1847 Marchienne-au-Pont
1849 - 1851 Anvers - Berchem, no. 478
1853 - 1854 Namur - Jambes, Faubourg de Jambes, (former Rosier's premises)
1856 Namur, Rue Bas de la Place, 921
1858 - 1862 Liège, Rue de la Cathédrale, 46
1856 - 1866 Charleroi - Dampremy, (former premises of Gérard Moreaux)

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DIRECTORY_1997#4795

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FotoMuseum Provincie Antwerpen

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Dates of creation/revision

SFJ revised 21.7.2018 & 16.1.2019

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