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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


Christ's charge to Peter

c. 1857

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864397

A photograph of a drawing now in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 990317). The drawing is a copy from Raphael's tapestry cartoon of 'Christ's Charge to Peter' (see RCIN 912945). Ruland (1876) suggested that the drawing is the work of Biagio Pupini.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 853056) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 31 (970590)

  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Biagio Pupini (active 1511-after 1575) (artist)

    Attributed to Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)



    Saint Peter
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Public Life of Christ
              • Christ's Charge to Peter (Donation of the Keys)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Ironmongery
          • Keys
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    P&W : Popham, A.E. & Wilde, J., 1949. The Italian Drawings of the XV and XVI Centuries in the Collection of His Majesty The King at Windsor Castle, London
    p.320, no.827