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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'The infant saviour' 1857

Albumen print | 18.4 x 13.9 cm (image) | RCIN 2081378

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Photograph of a painting of an infant Christ, depicted in full length, seated. He looks towards the viewer. There is a lush landscape in the background.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was attributed to Domenichino (1581-1641).

  • Creator(s)

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

  • 18.4 x 13.9 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 Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child