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After Innocenzo da Imola (1485-1548)

The Virgin and Child enthroned with Saints c. 1857

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864416

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A photograph of a drawing by Innocenzo da Imola currently in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 990411). The drawing was previously attributed to Raphael.

The photograph shows the Virgin and Child, enthroned under a canopy the curtains of which are held back by flying angels; St Anne is seated above the principal group and two male saints (one of whom may be St John the Baptist) are at the feet of the throne, along with an angel playing a lute; in an interior.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 851332) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 13 (970572)
  • Creator(s)

    After Innocenzo da Imola (1485-1548) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Attributed to Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

    Saint Anne
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Travel Goods
          • Canopies
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Seating. Chairs
            • Chairs
              • Thrones
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    P&W : Popham, A.E. & Wilde, J., 1949. The Italian Drawings of the XV and XVI Centuries in the Collection of His Majesty The King at Windsor Castle, London no. 0393