Sasha Stone was an internationally renown photographer from Russia. Sasha Stone was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia in the year 1885. His birth name was Aleksander Steinsapir. Stone is best known for his work with the female form.
Stone studied electrical engineering at the Warsaw Technical Institute. The artist emigrated to the United States in 1913. Stone went on to fight for the United States in World War One.
Stone began his career as a painter, but due to little success and the difficult economic times he switched to photography. In this field Stone worked with portraiture, property, advertising, and fashion. He was very successful in the 1920’s and 1930’s.
He married a woman named Cami. The couple would go on to open their own photography studio. The couple divorced but continued to work together until Sasha Stone remarried.
Sasha Stone passed away whilst fleeing from Brussels to Spain en route to the United States. His family was Jewish. Stone passed away in 1940.
Price range information: Sorry none available.
Stone was a great photographer who was just as much at ease shooting a building or a nude. I enjoy the way he crops his nudes and is always finding interesting curves in the female figure. If you enjoy this work check out my favorite photographer in this genre, Ruth Bernhard.