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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child


The Virgin and Child


Engraving | 17.7 x 14.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850942

An engraving possibly after a lost drawing by Raphael, related to his paintings of the ‘Madonna di Foligno’ (c.1512; now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City) and ‘Madonna Sistina’ (see RCIN 851062). Showing the Virgin sitting on clouds, supporting the standing Child looking down to the right, with angels amongst the clouds.
  • Creator(s)

    Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534) (engraver)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 17.7 x 14.4 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mythical creatures
            • Cherubs
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    pp.327-8, no.3 (entry by Pierrette Jean-Richard) (Raphael dans les collections françaises 1983 : Hommage a Raphael. Raphael dans les collections françaises: (Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, 15 novembre 1983-13 fevrier 1984), Paris)

    p.194, no.XXIV.5 (entry by Stefania Massari) (Raphael Invenit 1985 : Bernini Pezzini, G. et al., 1985. Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome)