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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child


Holy Family with St Elizabeth and St John the Baptist


Albumen print | 21.5 x 14.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850920

A photograph of a drawing now in the Biblioteca Reale, Turin (inv. no.15754). Bertini (1958) attributed the drawing to Mariotto Albertinelli. The sheet connects in composition with the so-called ‘Madonna del Divino Amore’ (c.1516), a painting currently attributed to Raphael’s workshop now in the Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples (inv. no.146, see RCIN 850910). Showing the seated Virgin holding the blessing Christ Child on her legs, with St Elizabeth at her side and the Young St John the Baptist kneeling down on the left; St Joseph stands in the background to the left.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 21.5 x 14.8 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    p.16, no.30 (Bertini 1958 : Bertini, A. I disegni italiani della Biblioteca reale di Torino : catalogo, 1958)

    pp. 247-251, no. A8 (Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 )