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Depictions of episodes from the Gospels

? Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

The Virgin Mary c.1856-1859

? Albumen print | 20.7 x 16.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850382

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A photograph of a drawing by Giovanni di Pietro (known as Lo Spagna) depicting the Virgin Mary now in the Louvre, Paris (inv. no. 4371). Ruland (1876) relates this drawing to a painting by Lo Spagna depicting the Nativity now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Rome (inv. no. 40316). This painting is also known as the Madonna della Spineta. See RCIN 850380 for a photograph of the painting.

  • Creator(s)

    ? Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

    ? Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    After a work attributed to Lo Spagna (c. 1450-1528) (artist)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
    Saint Joseph
  • 20.7 x 16.3 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Nativity of Christ
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.32 B.VIII.4