Tina Modotti

Italian photographer and actress

Tina Modotti (August 16 (or 17) 1896 – January 5, 1942) was an Italian American photographer, model, actress, and revolutionary political activist. In 1922 she moved to Mexico, where she became an active Communist.[1]

Tina Modotti
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Tina Modotti photographed by Edward Weston in 1921
Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini

August 16 (or 17) 1896
Udine, Italy
DiedJanuary 5, 1942 (aged 45)
Mexico City, Mexico
NationalityItalian, American
Known forPhotography



  1. J. Paul Getty Museum. Tina Modotti. Archived 2008-10-10 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved September 12, 2008.