Jacob August Riis

male / Danish, American
Biographical information
Period of activity
1863 - 1905
ca. 1863 tot 1905
Active in
born in
active in
died in
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
documentary photography
fotografeerde de sloppenwijken van New York City
Member of
  • The New York Tribune, journal, USA
  • The Evening Sun, magazine, USA
Emigration 1869 to the USA.
Entered on: 1995-12-20; Modification on: 2017-03-31


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