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ID: 500026349
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500026349

 

Record Type: Person
Boissonnas, Frédéric (Swiss photographer, 1858-1944)

Note: Boissonnas learned photography in Stuttgart from a photographer named Kohler, around 1878. He then studied with another photographer named Brandseph in Budapest, Hungary. In 1888, Boissonnas took over his father, Henri-Antoine Boissonnas', portrait studio in Geneva, Switzerland. In 1901, Boissonnas set up a studio in Paris, called "Taponnier de Rheims", buying another photography studio in Lyon in 1902. He then entered into a partnership with Fritz Eggler who ran a studio in Saint Petersburg, Russia. In 1903, he bought the Nadar Studio in Marseille. Boissonnas was known for his photographs of the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt and Nubia, now Sudan and Egypt.

Names:
Boissonnas, Frédéric (preferred,V,index)
Frédéric Boissonnas (V,display)
Boisonnas, Fred (V)
Boissonais, Fred (V)
Boissonnas, Fred (V)
Boissonnas, Frederic (V)
Boissonnas, Frederick (V)
Bouasonas, Phrent (V)

Nationalities:
Swiss (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
publisher
photographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Geneva (Genève, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
Died:  Geneva (Genève, Switzerland) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1878  Stuttgart (Baden-Württemberg, Germany) (inhabited place)
active:   1878  Budapest (Budapest, Hungary) (inhabited place)
active:   1888 - 1946  Geneva (Genève, Switzerland) (inhabited place)
active:   1901, 1923-1927  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
active:   Greece (Europe) (nation)
active:   Egypt (Africa) (nation)
active:   Sudan (Africa) (general region)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Boissonnas, Henri Antoine  
..............  (Swiss photographer, 1833-1889) [500036948]
member of ....  Boissonnas family  
................  (Swiss photographers, active 19th-20th centuries) [500036949]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Boissonnas, Frédéric (I)

Biographies:
(Swiss photographer, 1858-1944) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(Swiss photographer and publisher; born Geneva (Switzerland), 1858; died Geneva ? (Switzerland), 1946) ..... [CCA]
(Swiss, 1858-1946 (also Boissonnas & Eggler)) ..... [JPGM]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Boisonnas, Fred ........ [CCA, VP]
................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Boissonais, Fred ........ [CCA]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Boissonnas, Fred ........ [CCA]
..................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Boissonnas, Frédéric ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred]
..........................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Boissonnas, Frederic ........ [CCA, JPGM Preferred]
..........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Boissonnas, Frederick ........ [CCA]
............................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Bouasonas, Phrent ........ [CCA]
....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Frédéric Boissonnas ........ [CCA]
........................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, JPGM, VP]
....................  Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
....................  Bouvier, Boissonnas (1983)
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Collignon, Le Parthénon (1912)
....................  Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
....................  Johnson, Nineteenth-Century Photography (1990)
....................  Les Boissonnas (1981)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Photography in Switzerland (1974) 275
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, VP]
.......... Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985)
.......... Eastman House Database [online] (n.d.)
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