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

Outdoor photograph of photographer Milan Jovanović and his wife Darinka

Outdoor photograph of photographer Milan Jovanović and his wife Darinka, © Museum of Applied Artenlarge


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Object:Outdoor photograph of photographer Milan Jovanović and his wife Darinka
Description:Full-length shot of a man and a woman standing in a garden in front of an overgrown brick wall, behind which a house is partly visible. Both are dressed in simple town attire, he wearing a suit with a bow tie and she wearing a dark, long-sleeved dress.
Comment:Milan Jovanović (1863, Vršac – 1944, Belgrade) was one of the most influential photographers of his generation and worked as a court photographer in his studio in Belgrade. He was one of three sons of Ernestina Deot and Stevan Jovanović, a photographer who owned a photo studio in Vršac. His brother Pavle, better known as Paja Jovanović, became one of the most famous Serbian realist painters. Milan had four children with his wife Darinka, née Hadži Kostić, who was the daughter of Stevan Hadži Kostić.
Date:Not before 1910, Not after 1925
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 165mm x 115mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:210 Records > 215 Photography
290 Clothing
340 Structures > 343 Outbuildings
430 Exchange > 433 Production and Supply
460 Labor > 463 Occupational Specialization
470 Business and Industrial Organization
510 Living Standards and Routines > 511 Standard of Living
530 Arts > 5311 Visual Arts
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
580 Marrige
590 Familiy
Bibliography:Malić, Goran. "Milan Jovanović, fotograf". Beograd: SANU, 1997.
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 20161
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic