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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'La Vierge à la vigne' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160780

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1842 and originally in the collectin of M. Thomas Baring. The painting depicts a three-quarter length portrait of the Virgin standing below a vine branch. She holds the Christ Child in her ams and presses her lips against his cheek. Joseph can be seen in the background, to the right.

  • 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)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child