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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Giovita Garavaglia (1790-1835)

Holy Family with the Lamb 1817

Engraving with etching | 53.3 x 40.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850780

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An engraving after a painting now in the Musei Civici, Pinacoteca Malaspina, Pavia (inv. no.306). Lettered with production details. The painting - which Ruland (1876) catalogued as being then in the possession of Marchese Luigi Malaspina di Sannazaro, Pavia - is a copy of Raphael’s Holy Family with the Lamb (1507; 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 landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Giovita Garavaglia (1790-1835) (engraver)

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

    Bardi, Luigi : Florence (publisher)

    Marchese Luigi Malaspina di Sannazzaro (1754-1835) (dedicatee)

    Giovita Garavaglia (1790-1835) (dedicator)

  • 53.3 x 40.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    37.7 x 30.1 cm (image)

    47.0 x 34.9 cm (platemark)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.3