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Roselyne in Arcangues

Accession Number
1984/1.277.14

Title
Roselyne in Arcangues

Artist(s)
Helmut Newton

Artist Nationality
Australian

Object Creation Date
1975, printed 1980

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
12 1/16 in x 8 1/16 in (30.64 cm x 20.48 cm);13 7/8 in x 10 15/16 in (35.24 cm x 27.78 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 46.04 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg

Subject matter
A photograph from a portfolio of images in which Helmut Newton depicts celebrities, designers, and models in highly contrived poses and often placed in decadent scenes. In this photograph, a woman stands in a doorway, one arm holding the door, the other leaning on the frame as her hand brings a cigarette to her lips. In black lingerie, stockings, and heels, she looks into the room which contains a plush chair, flowers, and a painting.

Physical Description
This photograph depicts a woman in lingerie standing in a doorway. Photographed from a high vantage point looking down, the woman holds a cigarette to her mouth and she looks towards the back of a painting.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
Portraits
doors
doorways
female
females
flower (plant material)
flowers
interior spaces (spaces by location)
lingerie
modern and contemporary art
paintings (visual works)
standing
underwear

7 Related Resources

Celebrity
(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Decadence
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)
Femmes Fatales
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)
Horror
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)
Photographic Portraiture 1970-1989
(Part of: Identity and Self-Understanding)

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