KROTKOV Mamontov( Photographer)
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Biography KROTKOV Mamontov
Mamontov Krotkov was a significant figure in the Moscow branch of the Russian Photographic Society. Publisher photographic journal, owner of Atelier at the Kuznetsk bridge, he was an ideal advocate for photography, art patron, investing all his capital in the favorite child. As a photographer he formed in 1870 under the influence of g. Nostitz. The static composition, the small figures staffazha and baked plan - all the features of photos the second half of the 19 th century to the present Photographs of Kazan in 1901.
Atelier Krotkova 'Paola', selling photographs to the year of death, did not bring him fame. But following his master, the great Russian portraitist N.I.Svischov-Paola forever glorified 'Paola' by attaching her name to his name.