Noack, Alfred August

PHOTOGRAPHER (GERMANY)
BORN 25 Mar 1833, Dresden - DIED 21 Nov 1895, Genova
GRAVE LOCATION Genova, Liguria: Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Piazzale Resasco

Alfred Noack was born in Dresden as the son of a doctor. He studied xylography in that city under Hugo Bürkner at the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1856 he went to Rome where he stayed for four years and was a member of the Deutschen Kunstverein.

In 1860 he moved to Genoa where opened a photo studio. During the 1860s his pictures of Genoa and the Ligurian landscape were very popular with tourists.

After his death Carlo Paginini (1858-1930) inherited his studio and his archives. In 1926 it the collection was sold by Maria Paganini to the city of Genova.

Sources
Alfred Noack – Wikipedia

Images

The grave of Alfred Noack at the Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa.
Picture by androom (03 Mar 2014)

 


Noack, Max

Published: 18 Sep 2016
Last update: 18 Sep 2016