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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Grégoire XVI' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160785

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1844 and now in the collection of the Château de Versailles (Inv. no. MV 4835). This three-quarter length portrait of Gregory XVI (1765-1846) depicts the pope seated in an armchair facing the viewer. He turns his head slightly to the left and gazes ahead. He wears skull cap and a winter mozzetta trimmed with fur over a laced rochet.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Pope Gregory XVI (1765-1846)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs