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Charles Clifford (1819-62)

'Miracle of the Loaves and the Fishes' Apr 1854

Albumen print | 17.5 x 40.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700175

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Photograph of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo's (1617-82) painting 'Miracle of the Loaves and the Fishes'. The painting depicts Jesus feeding a crowd of people who have come to hear him preach. Jesus is seated left of centre holding a loaf of bread that he blesses. On his left stands a small boy who delivers a basket containing two fishes. The crowds of thousands can be seen in the background. 
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

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

    Subject(s)
    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-82)
    Jesus Christ
  • 17.5 x 40.0 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 Christ
            • Public Life of Christ
              • Christ-Miracles
                • Christ Feeding the Five Thousand