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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child


The Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael adoring the Virgin and Child


Engraving | 33.8 x 27.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851316

A print thought to be after a lost design by Giulio Romano. Signed on plate. This is a late state with attribution of the design to Raphael at lower right: R.V.I. The lower lettered margin has been cut out. Ruland (1876) mentioned a drawing by Giulio Romano then in the collection of M. Gatteaux in Paris which he believed to be the original design upon which this plate was based. The print shows the archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael adoring the Virgin and Child who sit on clouds.
  • Creator(s)

    Diana Ghisi (active 1570-90) (engraver)

    After Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

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

  • 33.8 x 27.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
              • Archangels
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    pp.179-80 (Bellini 1991 : Bellini, P, 1991. L'opera incisa di Adamo e Diana Scultori, Vicenza)

    pp.153-4, no.150 (Massari 1993 : Massari, S, 1993. Giulio Romano pinxit et delineavit : Opere grafiche autografe di collaborazione e bottega, Rome)

    p.180, no.A 29 (Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001)