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Fratelli Alinari [Florence]

The Marriage of the Virgin ['The Sposalizio'] after 1860

Carbon print | 69.0 x 52.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851391

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A photograph of the so-called Sposalizio, a painting by Raphael (1504) now in the Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan (inv. no.472). With the blind stamp of the photographer on the mount at lower centre. Not listed in Ruland's Raphael Collection Catalogue (1876). Other photographs of the painting at RCINs 851388, 851390.
  • Creator(s)

    Fratelli Alinari [Florence] (photographer)

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

    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • annotation: Galeria-della-Brera-Milano Raffaele-Sanzio. Lo Sposalizio. [front, lower margin, in black ink]
    annotation: Pf 14. A.II 6a [back, lower centre, in pencil]
    annotation: 19046 [back, lower right, in pencil]
  • 69.0 x 52.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    56.6 x 38.8 cm (image)

  • Lo Sposalizio.

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Marriage of the Virgin Mary
    • Social sciences
      • Ethnology
        • Social customs
          • Marriage
            • Wedding rings
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Non-Christian religious architecture
            • Temples
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.105 A.II.6a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp.140-41, no.9