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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child


The Virgin and Child ['The Madonna del Granduca']


Engraving | 49.2 x 34.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850655

An engraving after the ‘Madonna del Granduca’ by Raphael (c.1505; Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence, inv. no.1912, no.178). Lettered with the title and production details. See RCIN 850653 for a photograph of the painting.

Showing the half length standing figure of the Virgin gazing downwards, and holding the Christ Child with both hands, against a black background.
  • Creator(s)

    Eugen Eduard Schäffer (1802-71) (engraver)

    Eugen Eduard Schäffer (1802-71) (designer)

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

    Otto Felsing (1854-1920s) (printer)

  • 49.2 x 34.2 cm (sheet of paper)

    34.2 x 23.0 cm (image)


  • 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
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    pp. 206-210, no. 24 (Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 )