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Lady Dorothy Warrender as Ceres

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    London (photographed)

  • Date:

    1935 (photographed)
    ca. 1998 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pigment transfer print on watercolour paper

  • Credit Line:

    The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    RPS.3529-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case XRP, shelf 642

Physical description

A colour photograph of a standing woman in 3/4 profilestanding before an orange fabric backdrop shown wearing a golden gown adorned with flowers. On her hair she wears an elaborate feather headpiece.

Place of Origin

London (photographed)

Date

1935 (photographed)
ca. 1998 (printed)

Artist/maker

Madame Yevonde, born 1893 - died 1975 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

pigment transfer print on watercolour paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Recently acquired for RPS Coll from Laurence Hole, 2008'
pencil, lower centre mount, recto

Dimensions

Height: 610 mm mount, Width: 505 mm mount, Height: 380 mm image, Width: 220 mm image

Descriptive line

Photograph by Madame Yevonde, 'Lady Dorothy Warrender as Ceres', 1935, pigment transfer print on watercolour paper, ca. 1998

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography; Pigment print

Subjects depicted

Goddesses; Portraits

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Portraits

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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