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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Sir A. More'; Portrait of a Gentleman 1857

Albumen print | 16.8 x 22.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2081439

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Photograph of a painting of a three-quarter length portrait of a man standing, facing a quarter to the right. He gazes towards the viewer. The man poses with his right hand on his waist and his left hand resting on the neck of a dog, located in the lower right corner.

The painting is attributed to Antonis Mor (1519-76). At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl Spencer (1798-1857). The painting is now held by the National Gallery of Art, Washington.

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 16.8 x 22.9 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-Dutch school