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Dates:  1843, 7 December - 1923, 12 January
Born:  Brazil, Rio de Janiero
Died:  Brazil, Rio de Janiero
Active:  Brazil
 
  
Brazilian photographer - he took a wide variety of subjects but his urban studies taken for the government are particularly notable. These include the ‘Central Avenue Album‘ which is a useful reference point for Rio at the beginning of the 20th century.

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Marc Ferrez
[Portrait of Mac Ferrez] 
1876 (ca)
 
  
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Wikipedia has a biography of this photographer.Show on this siteGo to website
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
Grove Art Online (www.groveart.com) has a biography of this artist. 
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Printed biographies

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

 
• Capa, Cornell (ed.) 1984 The International Center of Photography: Encyclopedia of Photography (New York, Crown Publishers, Inc. - A Pound Press Book) p.193 
  
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press)  [Includes a short biography on Marc Ferrez.] 
  
 

Useful printed stuff

If there is an analysis of a single photograph or a useful self portrait I will highlight it here.

 
• Naef, Weston 1995 The J. Paul Getty Museum - Handbook of the Photographic Collection (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum) p.101 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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