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Exhibitions and records of works of art

Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


A paschal lamb


Albumen print | 16.7 x 18.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2864209

A photograph of a drawing by Giulio Romano depicting a paschal lamb now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.Pl 496). 

This drawing was traditionally attributed to Raphael but it now believed to be a sheet from the Mantuan period of Giulio Romano (see Bibliographic References).

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 854509) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 49 (970609)

  • Creator(s)

    After Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (draughtsman)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (draughtsman)

    Attributed to Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • 16.7 x 18.7 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Sheep
            • Lambs
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Folklore
          • Popular beliefs and customs
            • Easter
    • Genealogy and Heraldry
      • Flags
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris
    p. 206, no. 588