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ID: 500033371
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500033371

 

Record Type: Person
Bertsch, Auguste-Adolphe (French photographer and optical instrument maker, died 1871)

Note: By 1851, Bertsch, an optician and optical instrument maker, was experimenting with microphotography of insects. In 1854, he was a founding member of the Société française de photographie and began collaborating with another photographer, Camille d'Arnaud. In 1856, Bertsch photographed a lunar eclipse. In 1857, Bertsch and Camille d'Arnaud opened a commercial portrait studio in Paris called "Bertsch et Arnaud". In 1861, Bertsch photographed the outskirts of Paris, including Fontainebleu and the Gardens of Saint Germain. He retired from the business in 1863.

Names:
Bertsch, Auguste-Adolphe (preferred,V,index)
Auguste-Adolphe Bertsch (V,display)
Bertsch, Auguste Adolphe (V)
Auguste Adolphe Bertsch (U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer
instrument maker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1846 - 1863  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
collaborated with ....  Arnaud, Camille d'  from 1854 to 1857
................................  (French photographer, active mid- to late 19th century) [500036991]
partner in ....  Bertsch et Arnaud  from 1857 to 1863
..................  (French photography studio, established 1857, dissolved ca. 1863) [500033372]
partner of ....  Arnaud, Camille d'  from 1857 to 1863
..................  (French photographer, active mid- to late 19th century) [500036991]
teacher of ....  Nadar (Gaspard Félix Tournachon)  
..................  (French photographer, caricaturist, and journalist, 1820-1910) [500005199]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bertsch, Auguste-Adolphe (I)

Biographies:
(French photographer and optical instrument maker, died 1871) ..... [CCA Preferred]
(French, d. 1871 (also Auguste Adolphe Bertsch & Arnaud)) ..... [JPGM]
(French artist, died 1871) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Auguste-Adolphe Bertsch ........ [CCA]
.................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Auguste Adolphe Bertsch ........ [MoMA Preferred]
...............................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
Bertsch, Auguste Adolphe ........ [CCA, JPGM Preferred, MoMA]
.................................................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
.................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Bertsch, Auguste-Adolphe ........ [CCA Preferred]
...................................................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)

Subject: ........ [CCA, JPGM, MoMA, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  McCauley, Industrial Madness (1994) 115
....................  Nouvelle histoire de la photographie (1994) 277
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
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