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Giuseppe Longhi (1766-1831)

The Marriage of the Virgin ['The Sposalizio'] dated 1820

Engraving with etching | 87.0 x 65.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851385

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A print after the so-called Sposalizio, a painting by Raphael (1504) now in the Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan (inv. no.472). Lettered with production details, dedication and dedicatee's coat of arms.
  • Creator(s)

    Giuseppe Longhi (1766-1831) (engraver)

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

    Giuseppe Longhi (1766-1831) (designer)

    Lissant (active c. 1833) (printer)

    Francis II, Emperor of Austria (1768-1835) (dedicatee)

    Giuseppe Longhi (1766-1831) (dedicator)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • annotation: A.II / I. [front, upper right, in pencil]
  • 87.0 x 65.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    71.6 x 49.0 cm (image)

    79.7 x 52.0 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • 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.1

    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