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[Profile with Chignon, Large]

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913)
Person in Photograph:
Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione (1835–1899)
Date:
1859
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 26.3 x 21.2 cm (10 3/8 x 8 3/8 in.) Mount: 30.9 x 23.8 cm (12 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.422
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso TC: "Mme de Castiglione"; inscribed in ink on mount, verso TC: "Comtesse de Castiglione"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso L: "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. 169 (this print).

Corgnati, Martina, and Cecilia Ghibaudi. La Contessa Di Castiglione e Il Suo Tempo. Cinisello Balsamo, Italy: Silvana Editoriale, 2000. pp. 199, 201.



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