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.

Images

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

 

Sources
Alfred Noack – Wikipedia


Noack, Max

Published: 18 Sep 2016
Last update: 18 Sep 2016