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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child


Head of a woman


Albumen print | 26.6 x 20.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851014

A photograph of a drawing by Andrea del Sarto now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.WA1846.302). Ruland (1876) described the drawing as a study by Raphael for the head of the figure of St Anne in the so-called ‘La Perla’, a painting now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.301) generally attributed to Giulio Romano (c.1518-19), possibly after a design by Raphael.

Showing the head of a woman, three-quarters to the right, with the eyes cast down.
  • Creator(s)

    After Andrea del Sarto (Florence 1486-Florence 1530) (artist)

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

  • 26.6 x 20.1 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    pp. 183-189, no. 64 (Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 )