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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist [‘The Madonna della Seggiola’]


Stipple engraving | RCIN 850983

An engraving after the so-called ‘Madonna della Seggiola’, a circular painting by Raphael (c.1514) now in the Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence (inv. no.151). Lettered with the title and production details.

Showing the Virgin seated in a chair, holding the Christ Child on her knees and embracing Him with both arms while looking at the beholder, with the Infant Baptist standing behind at right and looking up with clasped hands; in a square.
  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)