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HomeContents > People > Photographers > Giacomo Brogi

Names:
Other: Brogi 
Other: Maison Giacomo Brogi 
Dates:  1822, 6 April - 1881, 29 November
Born:  Italy, Florence
Died:  Italy, Florence
Active:  Italy / Near East
 
  
Founder of the Italian Photographic Society. In 1868 he visited the Near East and the Holy Land. 
  
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Business locations 
  
Roma (Rome), Italy 
Firenze (Florence), Italy 
Near East 
 
  
*"Fotografo Editore", also found as "Maison Giacomo Brogi"; Firenze, 1 Via Tornabuoni & 15 Lung'Arno delle Grazie, Firenze; prolific pub. of Italian views to #6000, but no known # below 3000; fine & common views of Italy, many unusual subjs. such as people, museum exhibits, churches; also much scarcer of Middle East, Palestine; often used blind-stamp. Most earlier views were taken using single-lens camera & long exposures. 
  
T.K. Treadwell & William C. Darrah (Compiled by), Wolfgang, Sell (Updated by), 11/28/2003, Photographers of the World (Non-USA), (National Stereoscopic Association)
Credit: National Stereoscopic Association with corrections and additions by Alan Griffiths and others.
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Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography. Go to website
 

Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Auer, Michele & Michel 1985 Encyclopedie Internationale Des Photographes de 1839 a Nos Jours / Photographers Encylopaedia International 1839 to the present (Hermance, Editions Camera Obscura) 2 volumes [A classic reference work for biographical information on photographers.] 
  
• Perez, Nissan N. 1988 Focus East: Early Photography in the Near East 1839-1885 (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.) p.143 [Short biography on Giacomo Brogi possibly with example plates.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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