Il Poeta

Baron Wilhelm von Gloedennegative about 1890–1900; print later

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A portrait of a boy wearing a crown made of leaves and a striped sheet. The sheet is wrapped around his shoulders like a toga. He is leaning back with his head tilted slightly and eyes looking into the distance.


  • Title: Il Poeta
  • Creator: Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden
  • Date Created: negative about 1890–1900; print later
  • Physical Dimensions: 10.4 × 7.9 cm (4 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Halftone
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.891.4.31
  • Culture: German
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden (German, 1856 - 1931)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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