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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Sébastien Vouillemont (b. c. 1610)

Holy Family with the Infant Baptist [‘The Madonna della Rosa’] c.1630-1660

Engraving | 36.3 x 26.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851105

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A print reproducing the composition of the so-called Madonna della Rosa, a painting now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.302) generally attributed to Raphael and his workshop (c.1517-18). Trimmed along all edges and laid down on thin paper. Lettered with Latin text and dedicatee’s coat of arms. Not listed in Ruland's Raphael Collection catalogue (1876). Another impression of this plate (trimmed along image borders) can be found at RCIN 851104.

Showing the seated Virgin supporting the Christ Child with both hands, with St Joseph and the Infant Baptist presenting the Child with an inscribed roll on the left; in an interior.
  • Creator(s)

    Sébastien Vouillemont (b. c. 1610) (engraver)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

    Anne Marie Louise de Orleans, Duchess of Montpensier and Princess of Dombes (1627-93) (dedicatee)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 36.3 x 26.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    33.2 x 26.7 cm (image)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • 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
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Flowering plants
            • Roses
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.83 A.XLVI.2a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 178-182, no. 63