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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Victor Heideloff (1757-1817)

The Holy Family with the Infant Baptist and a male saint c.1750-1876

Pencil on tracing paper | 16.1 x 12.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851140

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A tracing after a print by Victor Heideloff, reproducing a painting formerly attributed to Raphael, catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of Mr Romney (?). This tracing is not included in Ruland.

Showing the three-quarter Virgin, seated, holding the Christ Child on her lap, flanked by St Joseph on the right and a male saint (St Francis?) on the left; the Child reached for the Infant Baptist who is standing at left.
  • Creator(s)

    After Victor Heideloff (1757-1817) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    Saint Joseph
    St Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 16.1 x 12.6 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • tracings
    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.XVII.2(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Tauriscus 1819 : Tauriscus, E, 1819. Catalogues des estampes gravees d'apres Rafael, Frankurt p.188, no.4