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Madame Douane

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913)
Person in Photograph:
Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione (1835–1899)
Date:
September 1, 1893
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 14.4 x 10.1 cm (5 11/16 x 4 in.) Mat: 59.8 x 49.8 cm (23 9/16 x 19 5/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.415
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on print: verso TL: "III"; Inscribed in pencil on print, verso TC: "Madame // Douanne // 83236 ME"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "7 [encircled]"
Descendants of Adolphe Braun; [Galerie Texbraun, Paris]; Jean Michel Braunschweig; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, June 20, 1988

Apraxine, Pierre, and Xavier Demange. La Divine Comtesse: Photographs of the Countess de Castiglione. New Haven: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. no. 85 and 90.



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