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Adriana

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Julia Margaret Cameron took up photography at the age of forty-eight and became known for her portraits of notable Victorians, inspired by Old Master and Pre-Raphaelite painting. Family members, friends, and servants also served as her models for theatrical compositions based on stories from the...

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Inscription

Inscribed, titled and signed below on mount: "From life not enlarged" (left, pen and brown ink), "Adriana" (center, pencil), "Julia Margaret Cameron." (right, pen and brown ink). Inscribed on mount, below in pen and brown ink: "for the Signor/fm. JMC" Arched border drawn in gold ink. Colnaghi: blind stamp bottom center.

Provenance

William L. Schaeffer, New York; purchased October 1987.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

1866

Dimensions

Image/Sheet (top corners rounded): 36.1 x 28.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 1/16 in.) Mount: 49.9 x 39.1 cm (19 5/8 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.499

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs