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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'The Syrens' 1857

Albumen print | 17.5 x 24.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081480

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Photograph of the painting 'The Syrens' (1849) by William Edward Frost (1810-77). The painting portrays three women seated on a beach. They are depicted partially nude, and the middle female plays a lyre.

  • Creator(s)

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

    After William Edward Frost (1810-77) (artist)

  • 17.5 x 24.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Lyres
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Beaches