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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'The Sea Cave' 1857

Albumen print | 19.7 x 22.1 cm (image, oval) | RCIN 2081544

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Photograph of the painting 'The Sea Cave' by William Edward Frost (1810-77). The painting depicts a nude woman, her right leg partially draped with material. The woman is seated in a cave. A view of the sea can be seen in the background, on the left.

  • Creator(s)

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

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

  • 19.7 x 22.1 cm (image, oval)

    54.5 x 35.8 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Geology
          • Caves
    • Places
      • Physiography
        • Oceans
          • Sea