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Exhibitions and records of works of art

Prince Albert recognised the importance of photography to record and document notable exhibitions and works of art


St Sebastian


Albumen print | 25.5 x 13 cm (image) | RCIN 2864173

A photograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1501) now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.451).

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 851585) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 16 (970575)

  • Creator(s)

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

    Attributed to Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)


    Saint Sebastian
  • 25.5 x 13 cm (image)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Saints (Christianity)
    Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford
    p.139, no.21

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris
    p.178, no.513