A woman wearing bodystocking posing in a photographic studio.

  • Boyer, Paul.
[approximately 1900]
Part of:
Studio portraits of women: France.
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced April 2022: A woman posing in a classical attitude, in a photographic studio. Photograph by P. Boyer, c.1900.


Paris (35, Bd. des Capuchines) : P. Boyer, [approximately 1900]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint


Paul Boyer 35, Bd. des Capuchines, Paris


Lettering printed on the back of the mount mentions many prizes awarded at various exhibitions
The woman is wearing a flesh-coloured bodystocking to appear like a marble statue, with, unusually for photographs of this kind, shoes.
This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer.


Wellcome Collection 529316i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.


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