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Prince Albert collected photographs of places significant to him

Charles Clifford (1819-62)

San Antonio. Cathedral Seville c. 1854

Albumen print | 38.0 x 25.0 cm (image) | RCIN 2700179

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Photograph of a painting by the painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-82) of Saint Antonio kneeling on the ground with his arms outstretched as a vision in which a winged cherub surrounded by other putti and cherubs, appear in the air before him.

Murillo was a Spanish Baroque painter who established his reputation as Seville's foremost painter with his works featuring a variety of religious subjects. He was also acclaimed for his paintings of men, women and children in everyday settings.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Clifford (1819-62) (photographer)

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

    Subject(s)
    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-82)
  • 38.0 x 25.0 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]
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Saints (Christianity)
          • Practical theology (Christian). Religious practices. Ascetic and mystical theology
            • Christian art & symbolism
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Art
        • Paintings
          • Paintings-Spanish school