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Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930 
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120 pages 
University of Washington Press 
Published 1999 
In this text, five authors explore the life and career of the Iranian photographer, Antoin Sevruguin. The book includes a portfolio of signature works by the photographer whose innovations in lighting, composition and development have contributed to the evolution of photography.  
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"Antoin Sevruguin (late 1830s-1933) was a celebrated photographer of late-nineteenth-century Iran. Sevruguin had two lifelong obsessions. The first was a cherished desire to record Iran in all its facets on glass plates; the second was to capture light in his photographs the way he so admired in Rembrandt's paintings."--BOOK JACKET. "In addition to his numerous pictures of urban life and portraits made in his famous studio in Tehran, Sevruguin made a photographic inventory of the landscape,... read more

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Sevruguin and the Persian Image: Photographs of Iran, 1870-1930 
Frederick N. Bohrer (Editor); M. Sackler Gallery; & Antoin Sevruguin
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