464. [Belgium - Heritage]

14 photos of architectural monuments in Belgium.

Second half 19th c

Albumen prints, 40,6 x 26,6 cm, mounted on cardboard, pencil legend on lower mount, all unsigned.

Rare and nice set with large photographs in the style of the Belgian photographer E. Fierlants (1819-1869), but possibly by a traveling photographer from abroad. Showing the Leuven Town Hall (cp. EF1040), the Bruges Belfry (cp. EF979), the Antwerp Cathedral (not in EF), Ypres Cloth Hall (cp. EF, p. 249), Antwerp Town Hall (not in EF), Brussels Cathedral (not in EF), Brussels Town Hall (cp. EF800), Ghent Town Hall (not in EF), Bourse of Antwerp (not in EF), the Ghent Belfry (not in EF), Bruges Town Hall (not in EF), Grand Place in Brussels (not in EF).
Ref. Joseph, Schwilden, Claes, Directory of photographers in Belgium, 1839-1905, pp. 168-169 (for Edmond Fierlants). - Edmond Fierlants 1819-1869 (see all the EF references above, they all have great similarities with the Fierlants prints, but are therefore not by his hand).
Joined: [Frois, Paul] - Albumen print of a church. 20,8 x 16,6 cm, mounted on cardboard, legend in pencil, unsigned. (15 pcs)

Hammer price: € 7.500

€ 1.500 / 2.000

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