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Charles Wesley Gilhousen (1867-1929):
The Descent of Venus, circa 1917
Framed (ref: 7772)
Signed, dated and inscribed with title
Hand coloured gelitan silver print
9 x 6 1/2 in. (23 x 16.5 cm)
There are twenty three photographic nudes by Gilhousen in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, (acquired in 1982). The Descent of Venus is an especially rare image and not included in the MMA collection.