Creator:Pierre Choumoff

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Pierre Choumoff (1872–1936) Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q18043615

Russian-French photographer

Date of birth/death 25 June 1936
Location of birth/death Grodno Łódź
Work period 1911-1933
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  • Emigrated to Paris
  • Learned about photography with Jan Strożecki
  • Operated a Studio in the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Jacques, Paris from 1911 untill 1933. In 1933 he transfered his prints to his appartment on the nearby Rue Fustel de Coulanges, the rest of his photographs sold to Rapp agency, which later sold it to Roger-Viollet.
  • Last portraitist of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) with an overall contribution of 295 photos of the artist and his work. First photographer for the museum devoted to the sculptor.
  • Returned to Lodz in 1935
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