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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Joseph Albert (1825-86)

Holy Family with St Anne and the Infant Baptist [‘The Canigiani Holy Family’] c.1853-76

Salted paper print | 57.7 x 46.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850756

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A photograph of the so-called Canigiani Holy Family, a painting by Raphael (c.1506-07) now in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (inv. no.WA 476). Lettered with production details. As lettered on the sheet, the painting was then in the Royal Gallery (Pinakothek), Munich.

Showing the Virgin supporting the Christ Child on her knees, who leans forward to the Infant Baptist resting on St Elizabeth’s lap, with St Joseph standing behind them and supporting himself with a stick; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Joseph Albert (1825-86) (photographer)

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

    Piloty & Loehle : Munich (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Anne
  • 57.7 x 46.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    37.2 x 30.3 cm (image)

    56.1 x 44.5 cm (platemark)

  • DIE HEILIGE FAMILIE. / LA SAINTE FAMILLE. THE HOLY FAMILY.

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
                  • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family: More than one other figure
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.62 A.XVI.7

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 227-232, no. 30