Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

[Duc de Morny Album]

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913) , et al
Artist:
Painted and retouched by Marck
Patron:
Commissioned by Charles-Auguste-Louis-Joseph de Morny, duc de Morny (French (born Switzerland) 1811–1865 Paris)
Date:
before 1865
Medium:
Albumen silver prints from glass negatives
Dimensions:
38 x 31.5 x 8.5 cm (14 15/16 x 12 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Album 35 CDVs approximately 8.6 x 5.1 cm 6 photographs various sizes from 10.1 x 7.1 cm to 16.9 x 11.9 cm
Classification:
Albums
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.410 (1-9)
Not on view
Inscription: Printed in gold on inside cover of album, BL: "Maison Alph Giroux // 43 Boulevard de Capucines 43."; inscribed in red paint on photograph 1, recto CR: "Marck"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 1 under print, verso BC: "duchesse de Morny"; inscribed in red paint on photograph 2, recto CR: "Marck // d'apres la g... // Winterhal..."; inscribed in red paint on photograph 3, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 2 under print, verso BC: "Marie de Morny fille Duc de M"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 3 under print, recto BC: "La Castiglione en Reine d'Etrurie"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 3 under print, recto BC: "La Castiglione"; inscribed in red paint on photograph 6, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 4 under print, recto BC: "L'Impératrice"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 4, verso BC: "?"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 8, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 9, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 10, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 5, recto CR: "Duchesse de Morny"; inscribed in red paint on photograph 11, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in red paint on photograph 12, recto C: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 13, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 14, recto CL: "Marck"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 5, verso CL: "Pourtalés"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 5, verso CR: "Metternich"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 5, verso BL: "G de Duchesse de Mecklemboury"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 15, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 16, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 17, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 18, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 6, recto BL: "Anne Murat"; inscribed in red paint on photograph 20, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in red paint on photograph 21, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 22, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 6, verso CL: Comtesse Walewska.1."; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 6, verso CL: ".2."; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 6, verso BL: "Princesse Joachim Murat // .1."; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 6, verso BR: ".2."; inscribed in red paint on photograph 23, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 24, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 25, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 26, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 27, recto BL: "Marck"; inscribed in red paint on photograph 28, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 30, recto BR: "Marck"; inscribed in grey paint on photograph 32, recto C: "L Laurent P"; inscribed in grey paint on photograph 33, recto C: "L Laurent P";
inscribed in ink on photograph 35, recto BR: "[undecipherable]"; inscribed in white paint on photograph 36, recto CR: "Marck"; inscribed in ink on photograph 37, recto B: "Madame Demidoff. // [undecipherable] Jan Donato // [undecipherable] Princesse Marie [undecipherable]"; blindstamp on photograph 39, recto BR: "ED [encircled]"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 9, recto CL: "Duchesse d'Albe"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 9, recto BL: "Duchesse de M"; inscribed in pencil on album leaf 9, recto BR: "Duc de M"
Descendants of Adolphe Braun; [Galerie Texbraun, Paris]; [François Lepage]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, December 23, 1997

Palazzo Cavour, Turin. "Countess of Castiglione," March 30, 2000–July 2, 2000.

Apraxine, Pierre, and Xavier Demange. La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess de Castiglione. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. no. 43.



Related Objects

La Frayeur

Artist: Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913) Date: 1861–64 Medium: Salted paper print with applied color Accession: 2015.395 On view in:Not on view

[Album page with ten photographs of La Comtesse mounted recto and verso]

Artist: Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913) Date: 1861–67 Medium: Albumen silver prints from glass negative Accession: 1975.548.263–.267 On view in:Not on view

La Grande Chemise

Artist: Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 1975.548.248 On view in:Not on view

Le montagnard

Artist: Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 1975.548.224 On view in:Not on view

Le petit Russe

Artist: Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913) Date: 1860s Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Accession: 1975.548.228 On view in:Not on view