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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'A young lady' 1857

Albumen print | 22.7 x 14.7 cm (image) | RCIN 2081416

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Photograph of a painting of a full length portrait of a young girl, standing, facing slightly to the left. She gazes at the viewer. The young girls wears an elaborate dress with lace collar and sleeves. She holds a feather fan in her left hand.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was attributed to Diego Velázquez (1599-1660).

  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work attributed to Diego Velázquez (1599-1660) (artist)

  • 22.7 x 14.7 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Fans
        • Textile Fibres
          • Lace
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings