Friar Laurence and Juliet

Friar Laurence and Juliet

Copyrighted on Nov. 11, 1865, Friar Laurence and Juliet is one of  three separate studies of this title that exist as recorded in Julia Margaret Cameron: The Complete Photographs. (Cox & Ford) This version with model Mary Hillier- Cameron’s personal maid- wearing lighter-colored topcoat posing with Henry Taylor. (C&F #1089) Vintage albumen silver print mounted separately on board presented within window of modern mount. Condition of print exhibits uneven arched top with free-hand drawn ink line near top margin and surface marks to print emulsion.

provenance: Robert Schoelkopf Gallery to Parke-Bernet sale 3314 (1972) to James Julia (2003) to PhotoSeed Archive.

Friar Laurence and Juliet

Image Dimensions28.2 x 28.6 cm

Support Dimensions60.7 x 50.7 cm modern mount