Robert Demachy/ Léon-Robert Demachy

Finland 1859 - 1936

Photography

Robert Demachy
Léon-Robert Demachy
Male
Finland
1859

Léon-Robert Demachy was born in the home of his grandmother in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, on the outskirts of Paris, on 7 July 1859. In 1882 Demachy was elected to the Société française de photographie, where he interacted with some of the leading photographers in Europe.

Featured image: Robert Demachy – Frederick Holland Day, detail – image courtesy of Phillips