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Studio portrait of Katarina-Katica Rucović

Studio portrait of Katarina-Katica Rucović, © Museum of Theater Art of SerbiaenlargeStudio portrait of Katarina-Katica Rucović, © Museum of Theater Art of Serbia


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Object:Studio portrait of Katarina-Katica Rucović
Description:Vignetted upper-body shot of a woman with a chocker. Her neckline and dress have been drawn onto the photograph by hand.
Comment:Katarina "Katica" Rucović, née Šarčević (1869–1941), was an actress married to the actor Bogoboj Rucović (1869, Budva – Belgrade 1912). At the beginning of their careers, both were working as travelling actors. Later they became ensemble members at the Royal Serbian National Theatre in Belgrade. Before suffering hearing loss, Katica Rucović also worked in theaters in Skopje, Niš, Zagreb, Osijek and Split. The couple had no children. The photograph was a gift to Mrs. Zorka.
Creator:Jovanović, Milan, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 164mm x 108mm
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
530 Arts > 536 Drama
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
590 Familiy
630 Territorial Organisation > 632 Towns
Copyright:Muzej Pozorišne Umetnosti Srbije
Archive:Museum of Theater Art of Serbia, Inv. No.: II-703
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Ana Djordjevic