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Pensive

Artist:
Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, 1822–1913)
Person in Photograph:
Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione (1835–1899)
Date:
1893
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 14.4 x 10.1 cm (5 11/16 x 4 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:
2005.100.199
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on print, verso TL: "3" and TR: "BL15829"; Inscribed in pencil on print (in artist's hand?), verso TC: "Pensive" ; Inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "83236 // B"
Pierre-Louis Pierson; [...]; Descendants of Adolphe Braun; [Galerie Texbraun, Paris]; [Baudouin Lebon, Paris]; [Robert Miller Gallery]; Gilman Paper Company collection, New York, January 30, 1999

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. 156.

Corgnati, Martina, and Cecilia Ghibaudi. La Contessa Di Castiglione e Il Suo Tempo. Cinisello Balsamo, Italy: Silvana Editoriale, 2000. p. 155.



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