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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

Studio portrait of Dušan M. Spasić

Studio portrait of Dušan M. Spasić, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeStudio portrait of Dušan M. Spasić, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Studio portrait of Dušan M. Spasić
Description:Full-length shot of a man in a Serbian officer's uniform adorned with many insignia of honor and rank. He is holding a pair of gloves, a sabre and a scabbard. A painted canvas backdrop is creating the impression of him standing in a decorated room. There is a fur rug on the floor.
Comment:The portrait was a gift to Division General Milivoj J. Nikolajević (1861, Belgrade – ?) by his friend Dušan M. Spasić, Minister of National Economy. Nikolajević was Court Marshal under the Obrenović dynasty, Chief Executive of the Geographical Department of Serbian Army's General Staff. The photograph is kept in his collection.
Date:Not before 1898, Not after 1900
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 209mm x 129mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing > 292 Special Garments
410 Tools and Appliances > 411 Weapons
430 Exchange > 431 Gift Giving
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
640 State > 645 Cabinet
710 Military Technology > 714 Uniform and Accouterment
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 10672
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic