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Beato, Felice, 1832-1909

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Personal name headingBeato, Felice, 1832-1909
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Variant(s)Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825
Beato, Felix, 1832-1909
Beato, Ferīche, 1832-1909
Associated countryItaly
Birth date1832
Death date19090129
Place of birthVenice (Italy)
Place of deathFlorence (Italy)
Field of activityPhotography
War photography
Architectural photography
Landscape photography
Profession or occupationPhotographers
Found inHis Mukashi mukashi, le Japon de Pierre Loti, c1984: t.p. (Beato) p. 9 (Felice Beato; born in Venice around 1825; photographer; became naturalized British subject around 1856)
Zannier, I. Verso oriente, c1986: t.p. (Felice Beato) p. 13 (Felix; d. after 1904, some guess in 1907)
Viaggio in Giappone, 1863-1877, 1991: t.p. (Felice Beato) p. 22, etc. (Felix Beato; b. in 1834; d. 1907 or 1908; died at age of 73)
Felice Beato, 2010: (b. Venice, Italy, 1832; lived many years abroad, esp. India, Japan, and Burma; retired to Florence; d. Jan. 9, 1909, in his native Italy; "extensive contacts among British colonial officialdom"; brother of Antonio Beato, also a photographer)
Renzu ga toraeta F. Beato no bakumatsu, 2012: p. 34 (フェリーチェ・ベアト = Ferīche Beato), viewed March 2, 2015 (Felice Beato; Felice Beato also known as Felix Beato was an Italian-British photographer; one of the first photographers to take pictures in East Asia and one of the first war photographers; noted for his genre works, portraits, and views and panoramas of the architecture and landscapes of Asia and the Mediterranean region; a death certificate discovered in 2009 shows that Beato was born in Venice in 1832 and died on January 29, 1909 in Florence)
Not found inEncic. italiana; Oxford dict. of nat. biog.
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