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

Reproduction of a studio portrait of Natalija Obrenović

Reproduction of a studio portrait of Natalija Obrenović, © Museum of Applied ArtenlargeReproduction of a studio portrait of Natalija Obrenović, © Museum of Applied Art


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Object:Reproduction of a studio portrait of Natalija Obrenović
Description:Vignetted head shot of a young woman in three-quarter profile. She is wearing a high-necked dress.
Comment:Natalija Obrenović, née Keşco (1859, Florence – 1941), Princess Consort of the Principality of Serbia from 1875 until 1882 and the Queen Consort of the Kingdom of Serbia from 1882 until 1889. She was the daughter of Russian Colonel Piotrj Ivanovich Keşco and of Princess Pulcheria Sturdza of Moldavia. She was married to Prince Milan Obrenović IV of Serbia and had two sons with him, the future King Aleksandar and his younger brother Sergei (Sergije), who died just a few days after his birth in 1878. Photograph kept in photo album no. 22369, which belonged to the Zorić family. Svetozar Zorić (1853, Titel – 1931, Belgrade) studied mechanical engineering and worked in Western Europe before returning to Serbia, where he became an Honorary Professor at the Technical University of Belgrade after working for the national railway company. He was very much interested in painting and encouraged his niece Nadežda Petrović and his daughter Milica Zorić in their artistic ambitions. Both became very famous artists.
Date:Not before 1896, Not after 1903
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 165mm x 107mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
390 Captial Goods Industries > 397 Railway Equipment Industry
400 Machines
490 Land Transport > 496 Railways
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
640 State
660 Political Behavior
810 Science and Humanities
870 Education
Copyright:Muzej Primenjene Umetnosti
Archive:Museum of Applied Art, Inv. No.: 22370
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic