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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Christ bearing the cross' 1857

Albumen print | 16.5 x 23.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081398

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Photograph of a painting of Christ carrying the Cross. Christ is depicted half length, facing left. He turns his head to the viewer. He carries the cross on his right shoulder and wears the crown of thorns. 

The painting is attributed to Raphael (1483-1520) and currently is in the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

  • Creator(s)

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

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

  • 16.5 x 23.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Passion of Christ
              • Christ Carrying the Cross
              • Christ Crowned with thorns
                • Crown of Thorns
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings