Portrait of Mrs. W. B. N.

PhotographerJ.C. Strauss

CountryUnited States


PortfolioThe Vollgros Collection of Masterpieces of American Photographs

AtelierJ. Ellsworth Gross (Chicago), Photographic Printing Co.: P.F. Volland (Chicago)


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Portrait: Woman


Image Dimensions: 23.6 x 15.2 cm tipped along upper margin
Support Dimensions: 35.4 x 27.8 cm

J.C. Strauss was from St. Louis, Missouri at the time this portfolio was published. The portrait is of an unknown female sitter. (1.)


Julius Caesar Strauss: 1857-1924

Known professionally as J.C. Strauss, he maintained and ran one of the most lavish and successful commercial portrait studios in St. Louis, Missouri at the turn of the 20th Century. Please visit the site of the late Tom Yanul for wonderful background on this important St. Louis photographer.


1. The model has a passing resemblance to a Camera Work portrait of the Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts´╗┐ Marchesa Casati photographed by Adolf de Meyer. (CW 40)

Portrait of Mrs. W. B. N.