Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Les Cothurnes

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913)
Artist:
Painted and retouched by Unknown (French)
Person in Photograph:
Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione (1835–1899)
Date:
1861–67
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative with applied color
Dimensions:
Image: 5.4 x 7.5 cm (2 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.) Mount: 6.8 x 8.8 cm (2 11/16 x 3 7/16 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:
2005.100.398
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso, TL: "90 [boxed]" and TC: "pied Ctesse de // Castiglione // Bourgoing".
Baron de Bourgoing; Maurice Levert; (Pescheteau-Badin, Godeau & Leroy, Paris, January 28, 1995, lot 90); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Musée d'Orsay. "La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess Castiglione," October 11, 1999–January 23, 2000.

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

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess Castiglione," September 18, 2000–December 31, 2000.

Apraxine, Pierre, and Xavier Demange. La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess de Castiglione. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. no. cat. 84, p. 183, p. 150 (this print).



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