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The Twilight Hour

Object Details

Title:

The Twilight Hour

Artist/Maker:

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

Culture:

British

Place:

Freshwater, Isle of Wight, England (Place Created)

Date:

1874

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.443.8

Dimensions:

35.1 × 19.4 cm (13 13/16 × 7 5/8 in.)

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Object Description

Portrait of Kate Keown dressed in a striped skirt and loose blouse with lace trim with a scarf draped over her head. She sits in partial profile with her hands clasped together on her knee, and a woven basket strapped to her back.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1979

Private Collection [sold, "Photographic Images and Related Material," Sotheby's, Belgravia, London, June 29, 1979, lot 200, to Samuel Wagstaff, Jr.]

1979 - 1984

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

Bibliography
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. p. 462, cat. no. 1149.