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Life and Legend of the Virgin Mary

Life and Legend of the Virgin Mary


The Coronation of the Virgin ['The Madonna of Monteluce']

published 1820

Etching | 29.7 x 20.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851400

A print after the so-called 'Madonna of Monteluce', a painting completed in 1525 by Giulio Romano and Giovanni Francesco Penni partially after designs by Raphael, to whom the commission was originally entrusted in 1503. The painting is currently housed in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City (inv. no.40359). Lettered with production details. Published in 'I piu celebri quadri delle diverse Scuole Italiane riuniti nell'Appartamento Borgia del Vaticano', Rome 1820.
  • Creator(s)

    Giuseppe Craffonara (1792-1837) (etcher)

    After Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

    After Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536) (artist)

    Giuseppe Craffonara (1792-1837) (designer)

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

  • 29.7 x 20.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    25.6 x 17.0 cm (image)

    28.0 x 19.5 cm (platemark)

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Death of the Virgin Mary
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Coronation of the Virgin
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Sarcophagi (architecture)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Jewellery
          • Crowns