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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'A. Pope' 1857

Albumen print | 15.9 x 13.3 cm (image) | RCIN 2081426

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Photograph of a painting of a portrait of the poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744) after Sir Godfrey Kneller (1646-1723). Pope is portrayed half length, seated at a table. He rests his head in his right hand.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was attributed to Jonathan Richardson (1667-1745) and was in the collection of Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt (1827-1904).

  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Alexander Pope (1688-1744)
  • 15.9 x 13.3 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-English school