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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Gaetano Bianchi (active 18th century)

Holy Family with Saints c.1800-1870

Lithograph | 29.7 x 25.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851330

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A lithographic facsimile of a drawing attributed on plate to Raphael. According to the lettering below the image, the drawing was then in the collection of Marchese Alessandro Curti Lepri.

The print shows the full-length Virgin, seated to right, holding the blessing Christ Child; before them is the Infant Baptist who kneels down while supported by St Elizabeth; St Joseph and another male holy figure look on; in an interior.
  • Creator(s)

    Gaetano Bianchi (active 18th century) (lithographer)

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

    Saint Elizabeth
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 29.7 x 25.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    22.2 x 19.4 cm (image)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.101 D.XVII.1