Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich as Joseph of Arimathea

Photograph

Date:

1914

Materials:

Photographic paper

Dimensions:

W 23 cm x H 32 cm

Accession Number:

477.83

Credit Line:

Gift. Vera Konstantinovna, Princess

Description

Photograph of Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich as Joseph of Arimathea, a character from the Grand Duke's play "King of the Jews" (Царь Иудейский). He is wearing a tunic with wide elbow-lenth sleeves, a white head cloth, and holding a tall staff in right hand. The play was performed in the theater of the Hermitage in January of 1914 with Konstantin Konstantinovich playing the part of Joseph.