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ID: 500115059
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500115059

 

Record Type: Person
Brehme, Hugo (German photographer, 1882-1954, active in Mexico)

Note: Brehme was a native to Germany who began photographing Germany's African colonies before traveling to Veracruz, Mexico in 1907, where he took pictures of city views, ports, and coastal towns. In 1910 he moved to Mexico City where he became one of the leading photographers of the Mexican Revolution. He is recognized for introducing modern photographic techniques to Mexico, including acid developing, bichromate oils, and platinum impressions on paper. In 1923, he published "Mexico Pintoresco," a classic of Mexican photography.

Names:
Brehme, Hugo (preferred,V,index,English-P,NA,U)
Brehme, Hugo (Dutch-P,NA)
Hugo Brehme (V,display,English,NA,U)

Nationalities:
German (preferred)
Mexican

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Eisenach (Thuringia, Germany) (inhabited place)
Died:  Mexico City (Distrito Federal, Mexico) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1907-1910  Veracruz (Mexico) (state)
active:   from 1910  Mexico City (Distrito Federal, Mexico) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  Alvarez Bravo, Manuel  
..................  (Mexican photographer, 1902-2002) [500028115]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Brehme, Hugo (I)

Biographies:
(German photographer, 1882-1954, active in Mexico) ..... [VP Preferred]
(German photographer, 1882-1954) ..... [Grove Art]
(German photographer, 1882-1954) ..... [RKD]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Brehme, Hugo ........ [Grove Art Preferred, RKD Preferred, VP Preferred]
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Mexico: From Empire to Revolution [online] (2002) Accessed 04/24/02
..........................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 376961
Hugo Brehme ........ [VP]
........................  Mexico: From Empire to Revolution [online] (2002) Accessed 04/24/02

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, Grove Art, RKD, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr93015490
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 19 January 2004
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr93015490
....................  Mexico: From Empire to Revolution [online] (2002) Accessed 04/24/02
....................  RKD Artists database (2000-) 376961
....................  Wikidata online (2000-) Q1358766
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Mexico: From Empire to Revolution [online] (2002) Accessed 04/24/02
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