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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

'Madonna, Child and Simeon' c.1863-5

Albumen print | 9.5 x 7.4 cm (image) | RCIN 2373696

Photograph of a painting copying Raphael's 'Sistine Madonna'.

Photograph is from a folder of photographs of paintings and artworks displayed in Prince Albert's (1819-61) rooms. This painting was displayed in the Blue Room, Windsor Castle, where Prince Albert died. The Blue Room was subsequently referred to as The Albert Room.

  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
    Simeon (NT)
  • annotation: (5.)/ The "Albert" Room./ [upper mount]
    annotation: [above work] Madonna, Child and Simeon. [beneath work] Oil on Canvas. 4 ft 2 1/4 in x 3 ft 2 1/8 in. [around photograph]
  • 9.5 x 7.4 cm (image)

    28.0 x 34.4 cm (mount)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • People
      • Putti
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child