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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Child holding a bird 1860

Albumen print | 10.4 x 7.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2864205

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A photograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1504) now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. Pl.480). Ruland (1876) catalogued the drawing as being then in the Wicar Museum, Lille.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 851907) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 18 (970577)

  • Creator(s)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

  • 10.4 x 7.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • People
      • Children
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Birds
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.150, no.72

    Cordellier/Py 1992 : Raphael : son atelier, ses copistes, 1992 / par Dominique Cordellier et Bernadette Py, Paris (Inventaire general des dessins Italiens ; V / sous la direction de Francoise Viatte) p.36

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris p.181, no.520