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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Louise Charlotte Soyer (active c. 1803)

Holy Family with the Infant Baptist and Angels published 1803

Etching | 25.9 x 19.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851147

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An outline-etching after an untraced painting attributed on plate to Raphael. Lettered with titles. Published in C.P. Landon, Vie et Œuvre complète de Raphaël Sanzio, 1803, plate no.441.

Showing the Virgin, seated on the floor at left, supporting the Christ Child on her knees who reaces for the cross held by the Infant Baptist, with St Joseph standing behind her at left. Four winged angels look on. In an interior.
  • Creator(s)

    Louise Charlotte Soyer (active c. 1803) (etcher)

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

    Subject(s)
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 25.9 x 19.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    17.5 x 12.4 cm (image)

    21.5 x 16.3 cm (platemark)

  • La Vierge, l'Enfant Jésus, St. Jean, St. Joseph et deux Anges. / Die heil Jungfrau, das Kind Jesus, St. Johannes, St. Joseph und zwey Engel. / The Holy Virgin, the Infant Jesus, St. John, St. Joseph & two Angels.

  • 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
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.86 B.XXIV.1