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Sergei Lvovich Levitsky

 (1819 - 1898)
Sergei Lvovich Levitsky was active/lived in Russian Federation, France.  Sergei Levitsky is known for natural light portrait photography.

Biography   Sergei Lvovich Levitsky


Count Sergei Lvovich Levitsky is considered one of the patriarchs of Russian photography and one of Europe's most important early photographic pioneers, inventors and innovators.

Of noble birth, he was a cousin of Aleksandr Ivanovich Herzen (1812-1870), the writer and outstanding public figure; husband to Anna Antonovna and father to Rafail Sergeevich Levitsky (1847-1940), a Peredvizhniki artist who was court photographer to the ill fated family of Czar Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia.

Sergei was born Lvov-Lvitsky in Moscow but later changed his name to Levitsky. At his parents request he attended and graduated (1839) from the Faculty of Law, Lomonosov Moscow State University and soon after served in the Russian civil   ...  Displaying 750 of 9397 characters.

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