USA 1920 s
Print from Gelatin on nitrocellulose film sheet
Negative 10 x 12.7 cm / 4″ x 5”
Printed on Enhanced Matte Paper 192 g
Photographer : Arnold Genthe (1869-1942)
- The Story
Arnold Genthe ( 1869 –1942) was a German-born American photographer.
In 1911 he moved to New York City, where he remained until his death of a heart attack in 1942. He worked primarily in portraiture, and Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and John D. Rockefeller all sat for him. His photos of Greta Garbo were credited with boosting her career. He also photographed dancers, including Anna Pavlova, Isadora Duncan, Audrey Munson and Ruth St. Denis.