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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'The Assumption' 1857

Albumen print | 16.0 x 17.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081443

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Photograph of a painting of the assumption of the Virgin Mary. The Virgin is depicted as floating in the sky, supported by putti and angels. She holds her arms out and gazes upwards.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was attributed to Guido Reni (1575-1642).

  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work previously attributed to Guido Reni (Bologna 1575-Bologna 1642) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 16.0 x 17.5 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Assumption of the Virgin
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
    • People
      • Putti