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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 standing man


Albumen print | 28.9 x 20.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2864188

A photograph of a drawing depicting a standing male figure now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no. 485), where it is catalogued as possibly by Raphael. Annotated on the verso.

The purpose of this drawing has not been yet identified and there is no agreement amongst scholars on the draughtsman of this drawing, with Joannides (see Bibliographic References) suggesting Giulio Romano.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 854312) ca be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 47 (970607)

  • Creator(s)

    After? Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (draughtsman)

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

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

  • 28.9 x 20.4 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • People
      • Men
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • 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.194, no. 549