RAIMUND VON STILLFRIED BARON
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. Shortly afterwards they bought out Felice Beato’s photographic collection. Stillfried considered himself as a photographer-painter the approach of which was comparable to painting and which had a distinctive character to it.