Vivien And Merlin
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1982.323
People
Julia Margaret Cameron, British (Calcutta, India 1815 - 1879 Kalutara, Ceylon)
Title
Vivien and Merlin
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Illustrations to Tennyson's Idylls of the King and Other Poems
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1874
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom
Culture
British
Location
Level 2, Room 2100, European and American Art, 17th–19th century
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Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 32 x 27 cm (12 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: on mount below image, recto, black ink, signed, in artist's hand: From Life Registered Photograph Copyright- Julia Margaret Cameron
Provenance
Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., New York, New York, sold to Seiden & de Cuevas Inc., 1977.
Seiden & de Cuevas, Inc., New York, New York, purchased from Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, N, 1977, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1982. on Long Term Loan to the Fogg Art Museum from 1977 to 1982
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Melvin R. Seiden
Object Number
P1982.323
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Publication History

James Cuno, Harvard's Art Museums: 100 Years of Collecting, Harvard University Art Museums/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. (Cambridge, MA, 1996), 295

Exhibition History

New Presences at the Fogg, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/20/1978 - 11/28/1978

New Presences in the Fogg Museum, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 10/20/1978 - 11/28/1978

The Age of Romanticism, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/15/1986 - 05/18/1986

Chasing Shadows, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/1995 - 04/02/1995

HAA 1 Survey Course: Survey of World Art: Reproduction/Production, Harvard University Art Museums, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 01/29/2005 - 04/10/2005

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 10 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/12/2010 - 01/15/2011

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted