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La Comtesse de Castiglione en Reine de la Nuit

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: 10.5 x 7.4 cm (4 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.) Mount: 12.2 x 9 cm (4 13/16 x 3 9/16 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:
2005.100.405
Not on view
Inscription: Inscriptions in pencil on mount, verso TC: "90 [in a square]"
Maurice Levert; (Pescheteau-Badin, Godeau & Leroy, Paris, January 28, 1995, lot 90); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

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

Apraxine, Pierre, and Xavier Demange. La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess de Castiglione. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. p. 56 (this print).



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