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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Ludwig Grüner (1801-82)

The Agony in the Garden [‘The Colonna Altarpiece’, left-hand predella panel] 1849

Engraving | 27.4 x 29.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850676

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An engraving after a painting that Ruland (1876) catalogued as being then in the collection of Lady Burdett Coutts and now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. no.32.130.1). Lettered with production details.

The painting is one of the three scenes forming the predella of the Colonna Altarpiece painted by Raphael (c.1504-05) for the Nunnery of Sant’Antonio da Padua, Perugia, the central panel of which is now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. no.32.130.1; see RCIN 850667 for a photograph of the painting).

Showing the kneeling Christ on the Mount of Olives receiving the chalice presented by an angel, encircled by three sleeping apostles.
  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (engraver)

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

  • 27.4 x 29.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    17.0 x 19.4 cm (image)

    22.9 x 25.4 cm (platemark)

  • 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Passion of Christ
              • Christ-Agony in the Garden
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Places
      • Asia
        • Israel
          • Jerusalem
            • Mount of Olives [Jerusalem]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.57 A.VI.10

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 172-185, no. 17