Portrait of Stella Bloch
Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (American (born in Ceylon), 1877–1947)
Image/Sheet: 23.5 x 18.4 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Photograph, gelatin silver print
Not On View
In addition to being an insightful writer on aesthetics and symbolism, Ananda Coomaraswamy, the Museum’s Keeper of Indian Art, was an amateur photographer. It was he who proposed the Museum’s first Stieglitz acquisition, in 1924. The dancer Stella Bloch was at the this time Coomaraswamy’s wife.
Artist; gift 1923.
Gift of Ananda K. Coomaraswamy