Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Standing at the Prie-Dieu]

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913)
Person in Photograph:
Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione (1835–1899)
Date:
1861–64
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 10.5 x 8.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Mount: 10.5 x 8.5 cm (4 1/8 x 3 3/8 in.) Mat: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.418
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C: "10 (?) [crossed out] and 8 [boxed]"
Maurice Levert; (Pescheteau-Badin, Godeau & Leroy, Paris, January 28, 1995, lot 8); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Robert Miller Gallery. "Vanitas Personae: An Exploration of the Self and Other Related Characters," March 4, 2000–April 1, 2000.

Apraxine, Pierre, and Xavier Demange. La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess de Castiglione. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 119 (this pose with applied color).



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