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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work previously attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536)

Holy Family with the Lamb c.1853-76

Albumen print | 17.1 x 25.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850779

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A photograph of a painting catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the possession of Lord Northbrook, London. The painting is an enlarged and altered copy of Raphael’s Holy Family with the Lamb (1507) now in Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.P 296). See RCIN 850778 for a photograph of this painting.

Showing the Christ Child astride the lamb, supported by the Virgin Mary, with St Joseph standing on the right; in a broadened landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work previously attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536) (artist)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 17.1 x 25.9 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Sheep
            • Lambs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.64 A.XVII.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raffaello e Urbino 2009 : Raffaello e Urbino. La formazione giovanile e i rapporti con la città natale / a cura di Lorenza Mochi Onori, Milan, 2009. pp. 188-189, no. (entry written by Gabriele Barucca)