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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Jeune fille a la vasque' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160784

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Photograph of a study by Paul Delaroche relating to his 1845 painting at the collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Besançon (Inv. no. 896.1.382). The painting depicts a young, semi-draped woman lying on a fountain's shallow basin. The fountain is placed centrally in a terrace enclosed by an ornamental marble parapet. Stone pines and cypresses can be seen in the background.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Fountains
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
            • Pine trees
            • Coniferous trees
              • Cypresses