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Reclining Woman, Coney Island 1940

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    New York (photographed)

  • Date:

    1975 (printed)
    1940 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Model, Lisette, born 1906 - died 1983 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 969

Physical description

A black and white photograph depicting woman in a bathing suit reclining in the sea. The woman is wearing a cross on a chain around her neck.

Place of Origin

New York (photographed)


1975 (printed)
1940 (photographed)


Model, Lisette, born 1906 - died 1983 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Marks and inscriptions

'Lisette Model'
Signed in ink on the back

Impressed on the back with the photographer's stamp

Numbered in pencil


Height: 39.9 cm, Width: 50.1 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Lisette Model, 'Reclining Woman, Coney Island 1940', gelatin-silver print, Coney Island, New York, photographed 1940, printed 1975

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991


Photographic paper


Gelatin-silver process

Subjects depicted

Bathing suit; Woman; Sea


Photographs; Portraits; Fashion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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