Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Baisemain

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 x 9.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.) Mount: 14 x 9.9 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 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:
2005.100.427
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on mount, verso TL: "Comtesse de Castiglione"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C: "192 [boxed]"
Maurice Levert; (Pescheteau-Badin, Godeau & Leroy, Paris, January 28, 1995, lot 192); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Corgnati, Martina, and Cecilia Ghibaudi. La Contessa Di Castiglione e Il Suo Tempo. Cinisello Balsamo, Italy: Silvana Editoriale, 2000. p. 25.



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