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Prince Albert used photography to document exhibitions and works of art

Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Virgin and Child' 1857

Albumen print | 20.0 x 15.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2081369

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Photograph of a painting of the Virgin Mary and Christ Child. The Virgin Mary is represented in a three-quarter length portrait, holding the Christ Child on her lap.

At the time of the photograph, the painting was in the collection of John Rushout, 2nd Baron Northwick (1770-1859).

  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 20.0 x 15.5 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 Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-Italian school