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Virginia Oldoini (1837-1899)

The Gaze Artist: Pierre-Louis Pierson (French, Person in Photograph: Countess Virginia Oldoini Verasis di Castiglione Date: Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative

VIRGINIA CONDESA CASTIGLIONE

Les chiens (dogs) / Comtesse Virginia Oldoïni de Castiglione / Pierre-Louis Pierson (french, / Gelatin silver print from glass plate negative / Paris,

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The Countess di Castiglione was famous for her beauty — and her extensive, obsessive documentation of it.

La Castiglione.

Pierre Louis Pierson, Portrait of Comtesse de Castiglione, 1895

Icon Of the Week: Countess de Castiglione

Icon Of the Week: Countess de Castiglione

Virginia Oldoini, Contessa di Castiglione

These women deserve to be called "Femme Fatale" not because of l.

Katharine Dexter McCormick - Only the second woman to graduate from MIT, Katharine Dexter McCormick is a name that every woman today should know. Katharine funded what The New York Times called the “most sweeping sociomedical revolution in history... [whose] impact on the United States and other nations [is] almost too vast to analyze.” She was responsible for funding the reseach that discovered the birth control pill as well as putting millions into early women in science funding programs.

Katharine Dexter McCormick - The second woman to graduate from MIT, she was responsible for funding the reseach that discovered the birth control pill as well as putting millions into early women in science funding programs.

Bal by Pierre-Louis Pierson  (French, 1822–1913)

Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, "Bal", Photo by Pierre-Louis Pierson.

"La Reine d'Étrurie" by Pierre-Louis Pierson. 1863. Countess Virginia Oldoini…

La Reine d'Étrurie by Pierre-Louis Pierson (French,

Reine Olga de Grèce (1851-1926)

L'ancienne cour -Queen Olga of Greece -

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