FELICE BEATO

BIOGRAPHY

A Venitian by birth he became a naturalized English subject, Beato was one of the first war reporters: of note he is the first to have photographed real corpses, a revolution in the way of thinking and for the profession. In 1863, Felice Beato opened his studio in Yokohama with the designer Charles Wirgman as partner. He was one of the first westerners to exert his talent in Japan. Felice Beato greatly influenced photographers who succeeded him i  ... See more See less

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