Sainte Cécile

PhotographerBaron Adolph de Meyer



PortfolioTroisième Exposition d'Art Photographique - 1896

AtelierCharles Wittmann (Paris), Fillon et Heuse (Paris)


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Allegorical, Musical Instruments, Portrait: Woman, Religion: Christianity


Image Dimensions: 15.8 x 12.6 cm Planche XXIX

This early religious study portrait by Baron de Meyer depicts a young woman  (with halo etched in plate)  playing a musical instrument, possibly a clavicytherium (upright harpsichord).  The title makes reference to Saint Cécile, who was the patron saint of music and singers.

Sainte Cécile