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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'La Vierge aux rochers' 1857

Albumen print | 13.8 x 13.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2081407

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Photograph of a woman's head. She faces a quarter to the left and gazes down. The woman has long, curly hair that frames her face.

The painting is attributed to Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) and resembles his painting 'Head of a Woman' (c.1508).

  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 13.8 x 13.8 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-Italian school