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ID: 500033257
 
Record Type: Person
Beato, Antonio (Italian and British photographer, ca. 1825-ca. 1903)

Note: In the 1850s Antonio Beato was partners with his brother Felice and James Robertson, their brother-in-law. Beato set up another studio in Calcutta in 1859. Antonio Beato went to Cairo in 1860 where he spent two years before moving to Luxor to open a photographic studio. Beato is thought to be the proprietor of an Egyptian firm based in Luxor that produced tourist images after 1862. In the late 1860s, Beato was in partnership with Hippolyte Arnoux in Egypt.

Names:
Beato, Antonio (preferred,V,index,LC)
Antonio Beato (V,display)
Beato, Antoine (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
Italian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Venice (Venezia province, Veneto, Italy) (inhabited place)
Died:  Luxor (Muḩāfaz̧at al Uqşur, Egypt) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   ca. 1850 - ca. 1860  Istanbul (İstanbul province, Marmara Region, Turkey) (inhabited place)
active:   1860-1862  Cairo (Al-Qāhirah governorate, Egypt) (inhabited place)
active:   1862 - ca. 1906  Luxor (Muḩāfaz̧at al Uqşur, Egypt) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
partner in ....  Robertson & Beato  during 1850s
..................  (Turkish photography studio, established 1853 or 1854, dissolved 1867) [500120307]
partner of ....  Arnoux, Hippolyte  in late 1860s
..................  (French photographer and publisher, active ca. 1860-ca. 1890) [500036539]
partner of ....  Robertson, James  
..................  (English photographer and medalist, ca. 1810-after 1881) [500004067]
sibling of ....  Beato, Felice  
..................  (English photographer, ca. 1825-ca. 1908, active in Japan, Constantinople, and the Mediteranean, and Asia) [500002985]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Beato, Antonio (I)

Biographies:
(Italian and British photographer, ca. 1825-ca. 1903) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist, born 1783?) ..... [GRL]
(Italian photographer, born ca. 1825) ..... [AVERY]
(British (b. Italy), ca. 1825-1903, active Egypt) ..... [JPGM]
(British and Italian photographer; born Venice (Italy), ca. 1825; died Luxor (Egypt), ca. 1906) ..... [CCA]

Sources and Contributors:
Antonio Beato ........ [CCA, GRL, VP]
............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Beato, Antoine ........ [CCA]
..............................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Beato, Antonio ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, JPGM Preferred]
..............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 86005235
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CCA, GRL, JPGM, VP]
....................  Beato, Venice: Ikona Photo Gallery (1983)
....................  Borcoman, Magicians of Light (1993). 82, 267
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Osman, Antonio Beato, History of Photography (1990)
....................  Oztuncay, James Robertson (1992) 13, 25-26, 32
....................  Perez, Focus East: Early photography in the Near East (1988) 131, 127
....................  RIBA Journal 110/4 (2003) 20
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Rosenblum, World History of Photography (1984) 121-122
....................  Thomas, 1981. 11, 15
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP]
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
.......... Oztuncay, James Robertson (1992) 25-26
.......... Perez, Focus East: Early photography in the Near East (1988) 127, 131
.......... RIBA Journal 110/4 (2003) 20
.......... Rosenblum, World History of Photography (1984) 122
.......... Thomas, 1981. 7
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