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After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Mr Horace Delaroche (a l'age de cinq ans)' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160776

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1838 and now in the collection of the Petit Palais, Paris (Inv. no. PPP4983). This full-length portrait depicts the artist's son, Horace Delaroche (1836-79), as a young child. He leans against a stool upholstered in velvet and looks at the viewer. A Cavalier King Charles Spaniel sits on its back legs in front of the stool. Lavish drapery surrounds the child.

  • 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)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
            • Toy dogs (pets)
              • Cavalier King Charles Spaniels