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    Jozef Emiel Borrenbergen (Belgian, 1884-1965)
    Een Zonnig Hoekje (A Sunny Corner), 1929
    Bromoil print
    11-1/2 x 15-1/4 inches (29.2 x 38.7 cm)
    Signed and dated in the image.

    Jozef Emiel Borrenbergen (1884-1966) worked and in lived
    at the port of Antwerp. He was an influential photographer
    in the Iris photoclub of Antwerp. He went through nearly all
    important developments in photography since the turn of the
    century and was always able to adapt himself. He was the
    editor of the magazine "Fotokunst" from 1924 until 1939. He
    was the president of the Photographic Circle IRIS in Antwerp
    for many years.
    His work was represented at nearly all important
    photographic salons between 1912 and 1960. He worked in
    bromoil, medio-bromine and bromide. There is a publication
    on him: Pool Andries, Jozef Emiel Borrenbergen, Fotograaf,
    1884-1966, 1984, Museum voor Fotografie, Antwerp. There
    is also a short biography on him in the new book, "The
    History of European Photography 1900-1938" published by
    the Central European House of Photography.
    See: Photograms of the Year, 1924. Has exhibition labels
    and stamps from London and Seattle in 1924 and Cannes in

    Condition Report*: Overall excellent condition, commensurate with age. Two small dots of disruption to the surface texture in upper right corner. A few scattered dots of darkened accretion, particularly in the lower half of the image. Sheet is dry mounted to board measuring 12 1/4 by 16 1/2 inches. Mount is cornered to mat measuring 16 by 20 inches. Not framed.
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    July, 2021
    14th Wednesday
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