BEAUTIFUL PORTRAIT OF THREE SISTERS : F. BIXIO : BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA 

This vintage real photo postcard features three sisters with beautiful smiles. The young woman posed in the center is holding a book. Interestingly, upon close examination, the book is actually a photographic journal called “Studio Light : Magazine of Information for the Photographer”. The photographer of this postcard portrait is Florencio Bixio. He was a talented photographer who operated photo studios in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was active between at least 1900 and 1930. He died in Buenos Aires in 1933. Bixio specialized in studio portraits, wedding portraits, and photos of entertainers. He also was a correspondent for the magazine “Caras and Caretas”, as well as a producer of photo postcards. Between 1900 and 1930 he opened photography studios in partnership with two other photographers. These studios were called “Bixio and Merlino” and Bixio and Castiglioni”. He was of Italian descent and emigrated to Argentina in 1896. He died in Buenos Aires in 1933. (SOLD)

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