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Caldesi & Montecchi (active 1857-67)

'Virgin in the clouds' 1857

Albumen print | 16.4 x 11.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2081365

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Photograph of an engraving of a full length depiction of the Virgin Mary seated on clouds. She holds the Christ Child in her lap. The engraving is by Marcantonio Raimondi (c.1470-82- c.1534).

  • Creator(s)

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

    After Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534) (engraver)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 16.4 x 11.0 cm (image)

    54.5 x 35.3 cm (page dimensions)

  • Presented to Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • albums
          • photograph albums
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child