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Studio portrait of Desanka Đorđević

Studio portrait of Desanka Đorđević, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of Desanka Đorđević, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of Desanka Đorđević
Description:Upper-body shot of a young woman in three-quarter profile. She is dressed in an evening gown and wearing her long hair loose.
Comment:Desanka Đorđević (1879–1946) was a Serbian prima donna who played the part of 'Stana' in the first Serbian opera, 'Na Uranku' (At Dawn), composed by Stanislav S. Binički and first performed at the Royal Serbian National Theatre in Belgrade in 1903. The photograph was a gift to one of her critics.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 134mm x 210mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
430 Exchange > 431 Gift Giving
530 Arts > 533 Music
430 Exchange > 436 Medium of Exchange
540 Commercialized Entertainment > 545 Musical and Theatrical Productions
550 Individuation and Mobility > 551 Personal Names
550 Individuation and Mobility > 554 Status, Role, and Prestige
560 Social Stratification
570 Interpersonal Relations
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: II-116
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic