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Photograph - Colette photographed shortly before her death
  • Colette photographed shortly before her death
    Freund, Gisèle, born 1908 - died 2000
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Colette photographed shortly before her death

  • Object:

    Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (photographed)

  • Date:

    August 1954 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Freund, Gisèle, born 1908 - died 2000 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John and Judith Hillelson

  • Museum number:

    E.87-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2H, shelf DR8, box PHOTO

Physical description

Black and white photograph of the writer Colette, seated with her eyes almost closed, a folded newspaper held up in her right hand

Place of Origin

Paris (photographed)

Date

August 1954 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Freund, Gisèle, born 1908 - died 2000 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Dimensions

Height: 23.7 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Black and white photograph of the writer Colette photographed shortly before her death, Gisèle Freund, France (Paris), August 1954

Subjects depicted

Authors; Lesbians

Categories

Photographs; Gender and Sexuality

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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