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La Reine d'Étrurie

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913)
Person in Photograph:
Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione (1835–1899)
Date:
1863–67
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 11.3 x 9.4 cm (4 7/16 x 3 11/16 in.) Mount: 26.8 x 21 cm (10 9/16 x 8 1/4 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:
2005.100.421
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, recto TR: "11"; blindstamp on mount, recto BC: "[Imperial coat of arms] // MAYER Frères & PIERSON // PHOTOGRAPHES // DE S.M. L'EMPEREUR // ET DE SM LE ROI DE WURTEMBERG"; inscribed in ink on mount, verso TL: "Comtesse de Castiglione"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso TR: "101 [encircled and crossed out]"; 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

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

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