Artwork Title: Portrait photograph of Greta Garbo - Artist Name: Arnold Genthe

Portrait photograph of Greta Garbo

Arnold Genthe, 1925

Date Created/Published: between 1925 and 1942; from a negative taken 1925 July. [] Born in Germany in 1869, by 1895 he would be living in San Francisco, California, serving as the tutor to a Baron’s son. There, he would gain access to a camera, become adept at its use and begin documenting his travels around the city, especially in Chinatown. Eventually he would become a famed photographer for the wealthy elite, politicians, artists and to budding movie stars like Greta Garbo. []
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