Art/ 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 with applied color
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.

Paris. Musée d'Orsay. "Spectaculaire Second Empire," September 27, 2016–January 16, 2017.

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



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