Photograph shows the framed work by Dawson leaning against bookshelves. Identification of painting based on handwritten note on back of Polaroid, which also dates painting 1911. Date of photograph based on image quality and titles of some books (published in the 1970s) seen in background.
Polaroid of Venus by Manierre Dawson, 198-? / unidentified photographer. Robert Schoelkopf Gallery records, 1851-1991, (bulk 1962-1991). Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Current copyright status is undetermined
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560