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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Sir C. Cottrell embraced by Dobson, and Sir B. Balthazar Cerbier' 1857

Albumen print | 17.7 x 22.8 cm (image) | RCIN 2372832

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Photograph of a painting of a half-length group portrait of three men, from left to right, Sir Balthasar Gerbier, the painter William Dobson and Sir Charles Cottrell. Gerbier, on the far left, holds a document in his hand. The two men on the far right embrace.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of the Duke of Northumberland. The painting is now held at Albury Park, Guildford, owned by the current Duke of Northumberland.

  • Creator(s)

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

    William Dobson (1611-46)
    Balthazar Gerbier (1592-1663)
  • 17.7 x 22.8 cm (image)

  • From an album presented to Prince Albert

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