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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Marriage of St Catherine'; Virgin and Child with St. Catherine and St. John the Baptist 1857

Albumen print | 11.9 x 18.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2081447

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Photograph of the painting 'Virgin and Child with Saint Catherine and Saint John the Baptist' by Giovanni Battista Cima da Conegliano (1459-1517). The painting depicts the Virgin Mary holding the Christ Child. On the left is St John the Baptist and on the right is St Catherine. The Christ Child plays with St John's reed cross.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of J. W. Russell. The painting is now held by The Morgan Library and Museum, New York.

  • Creator(s)

    Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67) (photographer)

    After Cima da Conegliano (1459-1517) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
    Saint Catherine
  • 11.9 x 18.1 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-Italian school