Portrait of Woman Writing

PhotographerHerbert Arthur Hess

CountryUnited States



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Marginalia, Portrait: Woman, Women: Leisure Time


Image Dimensions: 15.3 x 10.2 cm
Support Dimensions: 35.4 x 27.5 cm Detail shown: triple-mounted onto primary support

Hess was a Member of the Photo-Secession founded by Alfred Stieglitz. This undated photograph (1.)  showing an unknown woman writing is pencil-signed by Hess on the main support recto outside lower right-hand corner of triple mount.

1. Work by Hess can be found from late 1890’s into the early 20th Century. This portrait is perhaps circa 1900-1905.

Portrait of Woman Writing