Victor Thiel (1862-at least 1920) [Thiel-Freres] : Portrait of John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922] in costume as possibly King Solomon from the White Ball, 1920.

SAL record control number: 121952 ;

Record level: Item ;

Record type: Movable work ;

 

Work title: Portrait of John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922] in costume as possibly King Solomon from the White Ball  [from curator] ;

Alternate work titles:
2022 : Portrait of John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922] in costume as possibly King Solomon from the White Ball [from curator] ;

Work date: 1920  [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: 
Location: At lower right.
Dated?: Yes.
Text: ‘Thiel / Nice’.

Verso:

Marking type: Printed and handwritten writing.
Location: Verso.
Text: ‘CARTE POSTALE / [line] / March 12, 1920 / I won a Banner / at the White Ball / last Night / [vertical line]’.

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:
1920 SCNY, gift of the artist ;
1920 John Sanford Saltus (1853-1922) [H RA 1892-1922], the artist ;
1920 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=121952

Digital-born document number:
SAL.2022.121952

Record birth date:
May 9, 2022

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