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Portrait-Mrs. Clarence H. White

Accession Number
2015/1.382

Title
Portrait-Mrs. Clarence H. White

Artist(s)
Clarence H. White

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1908

Medium & Support
photogravure on paper

Dimensions
6 1/8 in x 8 1/8 in (15.56 cm x 20.64 cm)

Credit Line
Museum purchase made possible by the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund in honor of Senior Curator of Western Art Carole McNamara

Subject matter
In this photograph, the photographer Clarence H. White depicts his wife, Jane, seated next to a brightly lit window in an interior domestic space. The light from the window highlights Mrs. White's face as she looks directly at the camera. Her long gown is also illuminated by the light and strongly contrasts with the darkened interior space in which she is seated. In the background, a framed image hangs on the wall. This photogravure was published in 1908 in issue number 23 of the Photo-Secessionist publication Camera Work

Physical Description
Portrait of a woman in a darkened interior space, seated next to a window.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
dresses (garments)
interior spaces (spaces by location)
portraits
wives
woman
women (female humans)

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