Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Countess de Castiglione as Elvira at the Cheval Glass]

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913)
Person in Photograph:
Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione (1835–1899)
Date:
1861–67
Medium:
Salted paper print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 14.5 x 15.4 cm (5 11/16 x 6 1/16 in.) Mount: 17.1 x 17.3 cm (6 3/4 x 6 13/16 in.) Mat: 43.2 x 35.6 cm (17 x 14 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.392
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C: "8 [boxed]"
Maurice Levert; (Pescheteau-Badin, Godeau & Leroy, Paris, January 28, 1995, lot 8); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Musée d'Orsay. "La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess Castiglione," October 11, 1999–January 23, 2000.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess Castiglione," September 18, 2000–December 31, 2000.

Pinakothek der Moderne, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen. "Female Trouble: The Camera as Mirror and Stage of Female Projection in Photography and Video Art," July 18, 2008–October 26, 2008.

Apraxine, Pierre, and Xavier Demange. La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess de Castiglione. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. no. 73, p. 182, ill. p. 143.

Ingelmann, Inka Graeve, ed. Female Trouble: Die Kamera als Spiegel und Bühne Weiblicher Inszenierungen. Munich: Pinakothek der Moderne, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, 2008. p. 43.



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