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Isadora Duncan
  • Edward Steichen
    born: Bivange, Luxembourg ; died: West Redding, Connecticut, United States ; active: United States, France
  • Isadora Duncan, 1913
  • Camera Work XLII/XLIII, November 1913
  • Where object was made: United States
  • photogravure
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.5 x 20.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0160

Black-and-white, waist-length portrait of a woman who is facing the viewer frontally. She is lying on her stomach and leaning on her elbows, with her hands resting on the left side of her face. She has dark, straight, shiny hair that is parted in the center and pulled back, and she is wearing a short-sleeved, floral-patterned garment. The background is darkly shadowed, and she is lying on a light-colored blanket.