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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


Head of St Jerome


Albumen print | 11.9 x 9.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2864198

A photograph of a silverpoint study by Raphael (c.1504-05) now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.435). Ruland (1876) listed the drawing as being then in the Wicar Museum, Lille.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 851575) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 16 (970575)

  • Creator(s)

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

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


    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
  • 11.9 x 9.5 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Saints (Christianity)
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford
    p.150, no.74

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris
    p.183, no.527