Sommers catalog included images of artworks from the Vatican Museum, the National Archeological Museum at Naples and the Roman ruins at Pompeii, as well as street and architectural scenes of Naples, Florence, Rome, Capri and Sicily. In April 1872, he documented a very large eruption of Mount Vesuvius in a series of stunning photographs. Sommer and Behles exhibited extensively and earned numerous honors and prizes for their work (London 1862, Paris 1867, Vienna 1873, Nuremberg 1885). The partnership with Behles ended in 1874, after which each photographer continued his own business.In Naples, Sommer opened a total of four additional studios: at No. 8 Monte di Dio, No. Caterina, and a last at Piazza della Vittoria. Sommer died in Naples in 1914.
At one time, Sommer was appointed official photographer to King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy. Sellers: Get your own map of past buyers.
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