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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

P. Landry : à S. Francois de Sales

Holy Family among ruins c.1620-1720

Engraving with etching | 41.2 x 48.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851160

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A print reproducing a composition attributed on plate to Raphael. Lettered within image with production details.

The composition closely resembles an engraving by Giacinto Parbeni, said to be based on a painting formerly housed in the Palazzo Rospigliosi, Rome. An impression of Parbeni's engraving can be found at RCIN 851159.

Showing the full-length Virgin kneeling down before the Christ Child with her hands clasped in adoration, and with St Joseph genuflecting behind the Child while looking at the beholder on the right; in a landscape with ruins.
  • Creator(s)

    P. Landry : à S. Francois de Sales (publisher)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 41.2 x 48.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • 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
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.87 B.XXX.2