[Nude youth at staircase]

Baron Wilhelm von Gloedennegative about 1890–1900; print later

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

A nude young man standing at the foot of an outdoor staircase. The railing of the staircase is decorated with a mosaic featuring both leaf and serpentine patterns. The man has one hand resting on the railing and has his back turned to the camera.


  • Title: [Nude youth at staircase]
  • Creator: Baron Wilhelm von Gloeden
  • Date Created: negative about 1890–1900; print later
  • Location Created: Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 23 × 17.2 cm (9 1/16 × 6 3/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Gelatin silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.891.4.87
  • 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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