Miron Sherling( Photographer)
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Biography Miron Sherling
He was born and spent most of his life in St. Petersburg (from 1924. Leningrad). He studied in Russia at B. I. Pashkevich, and from 1900 to 1905. the Munich Academy of photography, in 1905 received a medal at the Dresden (? Data on the photo exhibition in Dresden in 1905, I have not met), the exhibition 'for the careful handling of the negative'.
For creative manner Sherling characterized by careful treatment of the negative - he used the scraping, etching plates and embellishment. Works Sherling on a number of formal characteristics similar to those of I. S. Nappelbaum: the creation of artificial background on the negative, methods of lighting products and m. n. In 1910-ies portraitist working at home, commissioned by the magazine 'The sun Russia' conducting shooting eminent culture, science, politics. Since portraits S. I. Chaliapin made Sherling commissioned by the magazine, were illustrations of the anniversary edition in 1913 to commemorate the 20 anniversary of the famous bass opera career. In 1913, Mr.. in St. Petersburg, went into publishing 'Art Desk H. Dobychina 'album-directory' exhibition of art of photography 'M. Sherling. In the same year was awarded a bronze medal of the Imperial Russian Technical Society for participation in the exhibition-contest of artistic photography in Nizhny Novgorod.
In 'The Sun Russia' Sherling works together with M. Nappelbaum (from 1913. ), But after moving the latter as the official portraitist of the new Soviet state in 1918. Moscow, is a portrait? 1 Leningrad. Sherling died in obscurity, despite the fact that the collection of negatives sherlingovskih portraits became one of the most important components of the meeting of the State Central Theater Museum of. A. A. Bakhrushin in Moscow, but he was still alive was the hero memoirs M. Nappelbaum.