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|Dates: ||1872 - 1941|
|Born: ||Germany, Baden-Baden|
Born in Germany and immigrated to Mexico in 1891, married the daughter of the Oaxacan studio photographer, Antonio Calderón. Father of the artist Frida Kahlo. In 1891 he opened a studio in Mexico City and he carried out documentary studies for the Government on Spanish colonial architecture. He also photographed for illustrated publications including El Mundo Ilustrado and Semanario Ilustrado.
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