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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'The lace maker' 1857

Albumen print | 20.9 x 17.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2081404

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Photograph of a painting of a three-quarter length portrait of a young woman making lace. The woman is seated and faces a quarter to the left. She holds a cushion on her lap and a piece of material. There is a dog on the far left side of the work. An identification number, '228', is located in the lower right corner of the photograph.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was attributed to Titian (1488-1576).

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 20.9 x 17.0 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
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Textile Fibres
          • Lace
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Dogs