Victor Thiel (1862-at least 1920) [Thiel-Freres] : Portrait of John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922] in a paper costume as a Knight of the Order of the Saint-Esprit, inspired by the French couturier Louise Antoinette Lannes, Duchess of Montebello, 1912.

SAL record control number: 121958 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;

 

Work title: Portrait of John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922] in a paper costume as a Knight of the Order of the Saint-Esprit, inspired by the French couturier Louise Antoinette Lannes, Duchess of Montebello  [from curator] ;

Alternate work titles:
2022 : Portrait of John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922] in a paper costume as a Knight of the Order of the Saint-Esprit, inspired by the French couturier Louise Antoinette Lannes, Duchess of Montebello  [from curator] ;

Work date: 1912  [based on date on verso] ;

Work creator: Victor Thiel (1862-at least 1920) [Thiel-Freres] ;

Work medium: Photographic print on paper ;
Work dimensions: 5-1/4 x 3-1/2 inches [unframed] ;

Inscribed / signed front: [none] ;

Verso:

Marking type: Printed and handwritten writing.
Location: Verso.
Text: ‘CARTE POSTALE / [line] / V. THIEL, Phot. / 8, Avenue Felix-Faure. NICE [stamped] / Correspondance / [vertical line] / Adresse / [Nice postal stamp 20] / [Nice postal stamp – illegible] / [French postal stamp 10] / Paris Daily Mail Feb, 18, 1912 [handwritten] / WILD HILARITY. White Ball [illegible] / At a very late hour the distribution of / the banners awarded for the best costumes / took place amid the wildest hilarity. Mr. / Sanford Saltus, who came as a Knight of / the Order of the Saint-Esprit; Miss Win- / gate, in a Louis XV. costume, and Miss / Russell as Charlotte were among the / happy recipients of these distractions. / [illegible] Feb. 19. / This is the dress I wore at the / Bal Costume in papier / of un Duchesse de Montebello. / J.S.S. / Mr. & Mrs. Jules Antoine Guillaume / Hotel Belle Blaire / Broadway, & 77th St. / New York / U.S.A.’.

SAL category: Photography ;
SAL sub-category: Documentary ;

Archives of American Art subjects:
Art
Art — American
Art — Photography
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State)
Art ― Private collections ― New York (State) ― Salmagundi
Dress
Dress ― Costume
Figure male
Figure male — Full length
Portrait
Portrait — Full length
Portrait — Notable person
Portrait — Notable person — John Sanford Saltus, 1853-1922

Description of work:

Provenance:
1912 SCNY, gift of the artist ;
1912 John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922], the artist ;
1912 Victor Thiel (1862-at least 1920) [Thiel-Freres] .

Exhibition history:
2022 SCNY New York NY Comedy and tragedy : the life of John Sanford Saltus May 15 – July 31.

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Document information

Document permalink:
http://salmagundi.org/artwork/?p=121958

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2022.121958

Record birth date:
May 9, 2022

Last updated: May 18, 2022 at 17:27 pm