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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

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

Holy Family with the Infant Baptist c.1853-76

Albumen print | 16.2 x 12.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851179

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A photograph of a painting formerly attributed to Raphael, described by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of the Monte di Pietà (Rome) in 1873.

The photograph shows the three-quarter length Virgin, holding the Christ Child on her lap who reaches for the Infant Baptist who stands on the left, with St Joseph looking on at right; in an interior with a curtain draped beyond them and a landscape view at left.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 16.2 x 12.9 cm (sheet of paper)

  • 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Curtains
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.88 B.XL.1