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Béatrix

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:
1856–57, printed 1861–67
Medium:
Salted paper print from glass negative with applied color
Dimensions:
Image: 23.2 x 17.8 cm (9 1/8 x 7 in.) Mount: 31.7 x 23.8 cm (12 1/2 x 9 3/8 in.) Mat: 57.2 x 47 cm (22 1/2 x 18 1/2 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.407
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, verso TC: "Comtesse de Castiglione"; Inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C: "91 [boxed]"
Maurice Levert; (Pescheteau-Badin, Godeau & Leroy, Paris, January 28, 1995, lot 91); 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.

La divine comtesse : étude d'après Madame de Castiglione. Paris: Goupil & Co., 1913. p. 69.

Apraxine, Pierre, and Xavier Demange. La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess de Castiglione. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. no. cat. no. 32, p. 173, p. 121 (this print).

Corgnati, Martina, and Cecilia Ghibaudi. La Contessa Di Castiglione e Il Suo Tempo. Cinisello Balsamo, Italy: Silvana Editoriale, 2000. p.204.



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