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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

La Concepcion Apr 1854

Albumen print | 33.5 x 23.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2700177

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Photograph of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo's (1617-82) painting showing the Immaculate Conception. The Virgin Mary stands with her hands clutched to her breast as she looks upwards towards the figure of God who appears above her head. Cherubs surround her on either side and a silver crescent appears by her feet. 
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

    After Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-82) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-82)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 33.5 x 23.5 cm (image)

    41.0 x 54.0 cm (page dimensions)

  • Photographic Souvenir of Spain, Vol.II, 1861 Charles Clifford

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Spain
          • Andalucia [Spain]
            • Seville [Spain]
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-Spanish school
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Practical theology (Christian). Religious practices. Ascetic and mystical theology
            • Christian art & symbolism
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Annunciation