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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Coronation of the Virgin' 1857

Albumen print | 27.3 x 12.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2081375

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Photograph of a painting of the coronation of the Virgin Mary. The painting depicts Christ crowning the Virgin Mary in the upper section of the painting, representative of heaven. In the middle section, a group of four saints are depicted in a landscape. The two central saints gaze upwards. The lower section depicts the resurrected Christ between two saints. The painting, featuring an arched top, is photographed in its frame. The number '94' written on a piece of paper features in the lower left corner.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 27.3 x 12.9 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
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Coronation of the Virgin
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Saints (Christianity)
          • Life of Christ
            • Resurrection of Christ