Wilhelm von Gloeden | the artist




The artist Wilhelm von Gloeden
Born Sept 16 1856, Mecklenburg, Germany.
Died Febr 16 1931 Taormina, Sicily, Italy.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,


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L’appuntamento con i grandi nomi della fotografia internazionale alle Scuderie del Castello di Miramare dedicato quest’anno al grande maestro della fotografia, il Barone Wilhelm von Gloeden, attivo in Italia dal 1878 fino alla sua morte, avvenuta a Taormina nel 1931…
From the early 1880s on, he specialized in photographs of naked boys in bucolic settings, becoming a pioneer of open air photography…
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