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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

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

The Holy Family c.1853-76

Albumen print | 29.9 x 24.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851137

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A photograph of a circular painting formerly attributed to Raphael, once in the gallery of Prince Liechtenstein, Vienna. The painting is set in a frame decorated with two angels holding a scroll inscribed with the letters: 'RAPH: SANZIO D'VRBINO'.

Showing the three-quarter length Virgin, seated, supporting the naked Christ Child in her lap on a cushion, with St Joseph at left.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 29.9 x 24.9 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.85 B.XIV.1