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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Two horsemen galloping to the left c. 1857

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864436

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A photograph of a drawing currently in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 990319). The drawing is a copy from Raphael's fresco of 'The Meeting between Leo the Great and Attila', painted in the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican. Ruland (1876) suggested an attribution to Perino del Vaga.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 852728) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 28 (970587)
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Attributed to Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Biological sciences
        • Anthropology, Nationality & People
          • Huns
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    P&W : Popham, A.E. & Wilde, J., 1949. The Italian Drawings of the XV and XVI Centuries in the Collection of His Majesty The King at Windsor Castle, London p.319, no.824