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Prince Albert was an early adopter of portrait photography


Nicaise de Keyser (1813-87)


Albumen print | 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2913525

Photograph of a full length portrait of Nicaise de Keyser, standing, facing towards the camera. He turns his head to the left. He poses with his right hand on his hip and his left hand on the back of a chair.

de Keyser was a Belgian painter of the Romantic tradition, mainly historical, and portraits. He is said to have produced 350 paintings.Three of his paintings are in the Royal Collection: Marie Henrietta, Archduchess of Austria (RCIN 405103), Leopold, Duke of Brabant (RCIN 404108) and William II, King of the Netherlands (RCIN 405151).
  • Creator(s)

    Unknown Person (photographer)

  • Nicaise De Keyser. 1860.

  • 8.6 x 5.5 cm (image)

    9.6 x 6.3 cm (mount)

    22.8 x 17.5 cm (page dimensions)

  • Nicaise De Keyser, 1860 [in Photographs. Artists' Portraits. Volume 79]

  • Acquired by Prince Albert (1819-61)

  • Subject(s)
    • Artists