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Charles Joseph Édouard Rosotte (b. 1827)

The Annunciation c.1847-1876

Aquatint with crayon-manner, printed in sepia | 36.2 x 50.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851372

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A print after a cartoon by Raphael now in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no.3860). Lettered with production details; with the blind stamp of the Chalcographie du Louvre at lower centre (variant of Lugt 1695).

The cartoon was made for the Annunciation, the left scene of the predella of the so-called Oddi Altarpiece (or Pala Oddi) which was painted by Raphael in c.1502-03 and is now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City (inv. no.335).
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Joseph Édouard Rosotte (b. 1827) (etcher)

    Charles Joseph Édouard Rosotte (b. 1827) (printmaker)

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

    Paris : Calcographie du Louvre, Musées Impériaux (publisher)

    Archangel Gabriel
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 36.2 x 50.2 cm (sheet of paper)

    27.9 x 41.8 cm (image)

    34.0 x 47.9 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Annunciation
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.104 A.I.24

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.145, no.51

    Knab/Mitsch/Oberhuber 1983 : Raffaello. I disegni 1983 : I disegni. (Catalogo dei Disegni a cura di Oberhuber, Ferino Pagden, Huber), Florence 1983 p.586, no.53

    Cordellier/Py 1992 : Raphael : son atelier, ses copistes, 1992 / par Dominique Cordellier et Bernadette Py, Paris (Inventaire general des dessins Italiens ; V / sous la direction de Francoise Viatte) pp.24-8, no.18