PhotographerCharles Berg

CountryUnited States

MediumPhotogravure: Text

JournalThe Photographic Times 1899

AtelierPhotochrome Engraving Company (New York City)


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Allegorical, Death, Fashion, Portrait: Woman, Religion: Christianity, Supports


Image Dimensions: 16.9 x 12.9 cm November (shown cropped to plate mark)
Support Dimensions: 28.2 x 21.2 cm

Resignation is a portrait believed to show an allegorical representation of the Virgin Mary with mourning veil to the side of her head.  The same model appears in a platinum print by Berg held by the Library of Congress titled Mary, showing a frontal head-and-shoulders portrait with halo.