vendredi 18 octobre 2013

Baron Raimund Von Stillfried-Rathenitz

 Baron Raimund Von Stillfried-Rathenitz

" Biography (6th August 1839 – 12th August 1911)
Of Austrian roots, Baron Raimund Von Stillfried was known as Baron Raimund Von Stillfried-Rathenitz. After a career in the army, Stillfried moved to Yokohama and in 1875 opened a photography studio, Stillfried & Co.
Stillfried considered himself as a photographer-painter the approach of which was comparable to painting and which had a distinctive character to it.
Parallel to this activity, Baron Raimund Von Stillfried trained new Japanese photographers including Kusakabe Kimbei, whom he considered his spiritual son. In 1886, he sold most of his photographic collection to Kusakabe Kimbei before leaving Japan."

View and Costume of Japan.

Girl playing on gekin.

Fille de Shanghai.

One of Rainmud Von Stillfried-Rathnitz photography is currently exposed at the Brisith Musuem, for the exhibition ' Shunga, sex and pleasure in Japanese art '. very good exhibition.

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