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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Holy Family with the Infant Baptist and a winged Angel c.1853-76

Albumen print | 16.9 x 15.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850665

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A photograph of an arch topped pen and ink drawing by Raphael (c.1504-05), formerly in the Wicar Museum, Lille and now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.431). The drawing has been generally regarded as a preliminary sketch for Rapahel's Terranuova Madonna (c.1504-05; Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, inv. no.247A).See RCIN 850660 for a photograph of the Berlin painting.

Showing the half length seated figure of the Virgin with the Child lying on her lap, flanked by the Infant Baptist, a winged angel and St Joseph.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Saint Joseph
  • 16.9 x 15.6 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.56 A.V.6

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris pp.181-182, no.521

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p. 149, no. 69