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Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


Four standing men


Albumen print | 25.5 x 16.1 cm (image) | RCIN 2864162

A photograph after a print after a drawing attributed on plate to Raphael formerly in the Wicar Museum, Lille. The drawing is now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.Pl 486) and is associated with the 'Maestro del Libretto Veneziano', the author of an album currently housed in the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (see Ferino Pagden 1984, p.174, fig.61). Published in 'Choix de dessins de Raphael qui font partie de la collection Wicar à Lille’, Paris 1858, plate XII. A photograph of the drawing at RCIN 851383.

The print depicted in this photograph (RCIN 851384) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 14 (970573)

  • Creator(s)

    After Alphonse-Alexandre Leroy (1820-1902) (artist)

    After a work attributed to Maestro del Libretto (Umbrian, active early 16C) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

  • 25.5 x 16.1 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Gallerie dell' Accademia di Venezia : catalogo dei disegni antichi. v.
    S. Ferino Pagden, Disegni Umbri (1984), p.77, under no.22; p.174, no.61

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris
    p.145, no.410