About This Image

This wonderful portrait of a gentlewoman is full of symmetry and grace—as well as exciting visual rhymes. Note the triangular form of her hairstyle, echoed by the triangular shape of her white handkerchief. What's more, the hand-tinting is superb. Her cheeks flush with the same pink of her gown; her black lace mantilla, draped, also with a rather geometric flourish, adds striking tonal contrast.

Her earring add a flash of gold; her direct and probing glance is equally sharp.

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Gentlewoman in Pink Gown, Holding White Handkerchief
Gentlewoman in Pink Gown, Holding White Handkerchief
Gentlewoman in Pink Gown, Holding White Handkerchief
Jesse H. Whitehurst Gentlewoman in Pink Gown, Holding White Handkerchief

Price $1,500

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Gentlewoman in Pink Gown, Holding White Handkerchief
Gentlewoman in Pink Gown, Holding White Handkerchief
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Description

Ref.# 10614

Medium Daguerreotype

Photo Date 1848c  Print Date 1848c

Dimensions 5.5 x 4.25 in. (140 x 108 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)

Contact

Charles Schwartz

Email cms@cs-photo.com

Phone 1-212-534-4496

Company
Charles Schwartz Ltd.

 

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