Sam Sanzetti; Semion Markovich Liphshitz; Семен Маркович Лифшиц Сэм Санзетти
Sam Sanzetti was a precocious photographer and portrait artist, whose signature style came to define the aesthetic of the Shanghai bourgeoisie. The portraits produced in Sanzetti Studio, masterfully retouched and delicately hand-tinted, reflected the growing fascination with Hollywood.
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Harbin, China (?–1921); Shanghai, China (1921–1957)
73 (later 153) Nanking Road, International Settlement (now Nanjing Dong Lu, Huangpu Qu) (studio); 14 Kiukiang Road, International Settlement (now Jiujiang Lu, Huanpu Qu) (studio) Shanghai
Leonid Skvirsky was one of the most successful photographic artists in Shanghai. His experimental take on lighting and staging of the models ensured him critical acclaim, awards in international competitions and patronage of the elites.
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