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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child


The Virgin and Child with Angels and Saints [‘The Madonna di Foligno’]

after 1860

Carbon print | 78.6 x 55.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850930

A photograph of the so-called Madonna di Foligno, an arch-topped painting by Raphael (c.1512) now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City (inv. no.329). Not listed in Ruland (1876).

Showing the Virgin sitting on clouds and supporting the Christ Child, surrounded by angels, while being worshipped by St John the Baptist and St Francis (lower left), and St Jerome and the donor Sigismondo dei Conti (lower right), who kneels down with clasped hands; an angel holding a blank tablet stands at lower centre; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

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


    St Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226)
    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    Sigismondo dei Conti (1432-1512)
    Saint John the Baptist
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 78.6 x 55.2 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

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

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520
    pp. 98-106, no. 52

    Other number(s)

    Ruland p.72 A.XXXI.1a(add)