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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Preaching of St John the Baptist [‘The Ansidei Altarpiece’, predella panel] c.1853-76

Albumen print | 10.6 x 19.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850689

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A photograph of a painting by Raphael that Ruland (1876) catalogued as being then in the possession of the Marquis of Lansdowne, Bowood and now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 6480).

The painting is the only surviving scene of the predella of Raphael’s Ansidei Altarpiece (1505), the central panel of which is also in the National Gallery, London (see RCIN 850685 for a photograph of the painting).

Showing St John the Baptist on the far right, preaching to a multitude of male listeners arranged in several groups.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 10.6 x 19.3 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.58 A.VII.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 165-170, no. 16