Angel of the Nativity

Object Details

Title:

Angel of the Nativity

Artist/Maker:

Julia Margaret Cameron (British, born India, 1815 - 1879)

Culture:

British

Place:

Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England (Place created)

Date:

1872

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.443.3

Dimensions:

32.9 × 24.3 cm (12 15/16 × 9 9/16 in.)

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Provenance
-

Virginia Woolf, British, 1882 - 1941

- 1974

Private Collection [sold, "Early Photographic Images and Related Material", Sotheby's Belgravia, London, March 8th, 1974, Lot 118 to Robert Mapplethorpe.]

1974 - 1982

Robert Mapplethorpe, American, 1946 - 1989 [sold, "The Robert Mapplethorpe Collection," Sotheby's New York, May 24, 1982, lot 235, to Samuel Wagstaff, Jr.]

1982 - 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.

Exhibitions
Whisper of the Muse: The Work of Julia Margaret Cameron (September 10 to November 16, 1986)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), September 10 to November 16, 1986
Julia Margaret Cameron: The Creative Process (October 15, 1996 to May 3, 1998)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), October 15, 1996 to January 5, 1997
  • Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), February 4 to May 3, 1998
Julia Margaret Cameron: Nineteenth Century Photographic Genius (February 6 to August 30, 2003)
  • National Portrait Gallery (London), February 6 to May 18, 2003
  • National Museum of Photography, Film and Television (Bradford), June 5 to August 30, 2003
Julia Margaret Cameron, Photographer (November 21, 2003 to January 11, 2004)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), October 21, 2003 to January 11, 2004
Bibliography

Cox, Julian, and Colin Ford. Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs. Joanne Lukitsh and Philippa Wright, contributors. (Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003), ill. pp. 378, 387, cat. 889.

Ford, Colin, Julia Margaret Cameron: A Critical Biography (Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2003).