Dec 23, 2013
Dec 23, 2013

Painting of a Necklace

Painting of a Necklace


Jacques-Henri Lartigue

(French, 1894-1986)

Gelatin silver print, toned

Image: 13.8 x 7.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.); Paper: 14.4 x 8.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

John L. Severance Fund 2007.65



Socoa is a small village on the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest corner of France. The woman is Renée Perle, the artist’s lover and muse in 1930–32 and probably the creator of the painting behind the necklace.

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