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    • Leda Atomica.

    • Leda Atomica.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Symbols; Myths; Legends; Mathematics; Physics; Atoms; Portraits; Women; Spouses; Nudes; Breasts; Hairstyles; Sitting; Gestures; Floating; Flying; Birds; Swans; Animals; Cliffs; Beaches; Coastlines; Seas; Bodies of...

    • "Gala-Leda rendered 'in accordance with the modern "nothing touches" theory of intra-atomic physica' (Dali)." (Caption); Dali himself was only too happy to admit his debt to Gala. In the early 1930s he had begun to sign his...
    • Imperial Monument to the Child-Woman.

    • Imperial Monument to the Child-Woman.

    • Paintings; Oil paintings; Fantasy; Symbols; Allusions; Sex; Lust; Relations between the sexes; Love; Worry; Fear; Disgrace; Anxiety; Distress; Women; Men; Couples; Spouses; Fathers; Families; Family; Faces; Heads (Anatomy); Body parts; Buttocks;...

    • "The Child-Woman is Gala, who appears here for the first time in Dali's work." (Caption); "Meanwhile, Dali had painted the first major work in which he alluded directly to the relationship with Gala that was partially to blame for...
    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Sculpture; Bottles; Containers; Perfumes; Cosmetics; Cosmetics industry; Industry; Commercialism; Grooming; Hygiene; Puns (Visual works); Labels; Men; Artists; Portraits; Self-portraits; Female impersonators; Cross dressing

    • "The text on the label punningly translates as 'beautiful breath/veil water'. Duchamp's female alter ego, Rrose Sélavy, peers out from above it." (Caption, p.54); "Among Duchamp's strangest gestures had been the creation of a female...
    • Young boy wearing a toga, front view.

    • Young boy wearing a toga, front view.

    • Sculpture; Children; Youth; Boys; Clothing & dress; Crowns; Wreaths; Leaves; Pendants (Jewelry); Jewelry; Gestures; Chests; Storage furniture; Boxes; Containers; Scrolls (Visual works)

    • "With its somewhat distant-looking quality and distinctive crown of olive leaves, this statue is most likely a memorial portrait. Although the head and body originally came from two separate statues, they are chronologically consistent. The...
    • Ross, gateway.

    • Ross, gateway.

    • Gates; Driveways; Masonry; Ironwork

    • A large decorative iron gate between two large stone columns. There is a light fixture one top of each column. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "Ross, gateway". Presumably it is the entrance to the home of Herbert...
    • Tuliphurst gateway.

    • Tuliphurst gateway.

    • Gates; Driveways; Masonry

    • A large wrought iron gate is framed by two brick columns at the entrance to Tuliphurst, an historic home in Pewee Valley, Kentucky (NHRP Bldg. #89001979). Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "'Tuliphurst' gateway"....
    • Worship.

    • Worship.

    • Violins; Musicians; Organs; Churches

    • A man identified in other Kate Matthews photographs as Ted plays a violin as he stands facing the camera next to the pipe organ in Pewee Valley Presbyterian Church in Oldham County, Kentucky. There is a music stand in front of him and a music book...
    • Ted.

    • Ted.

    • Men; Musicians; Music rooms; Pianos; Violins

    • A man sits on a piano stool in the music room at Clovercroft. He is wearing a suit, and is turned away from the piano. A violin bow lies across his lap and he is looking at the violin he holds. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate...
    • Terrace at Clovercroft.

    • Terrace at Clovercroft.

    • Estates; Terraces; Plant containers; Trees; Shrubs; Stairways

    • A side view of concrete steps leading from the terrace down to a sunlit garden path on the grounds of photographer Kate Matthews' family home, Clovercroft, in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Large planters sit at the head of the steps and large trees shade...
    • Music room at Clovercroft.

    • Music room at Clovercroft.

    • Music rooms; Pianos; Harps; Music stands

    • A Steinway Grand piano in the music room of photographer Kate Matthews' home, Clovercroft. Candelabra and a small harp sit on the piano which is in front of a heavily draped window. A music book is open on the music stand. Handwritten on album page...
    • Madrid Ballroom, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Madrid Ballroom, Louisville, Kentucky, 1930.

    • Buildings; Automobiles; Transportation; Dance halls; Garages; Electric signs; Signs (Notices)

    • Address: southeast corner of Third and Guthrie Streets, Louisville, Kentucky. The Madrid Ballroom, labeled with a neon sign indicating "Madrid / Dancing," opened in September 1929 as a dance hall in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. White...
    • November.

    • November.

    • Raking (Sweeping); Estates; African Americans; Men; Leaves; Autumn

    • An African-American gardener rakes leaves on the grounds of Clovercroft, photographer Kate Matthews' family home in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. He wears a vest, jacket, hat, and gloves, and smoke rises from the pile of leaves beside him. The house can...
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