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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Vincenzo Biondi (b. 1804)

The Virgin and Child [detail from ‘The Madonna del Baldacchino’] c.1824-1847

Etching | 40.3 x 27.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850833

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An engraving reproducing the figures of the Virgin and Child from Raphaels' so-called Madonna del Baldacchino (c.1507-08), a painting now in the Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence (inv. no.1912, no.165). Lettered with title and production details.
  • Creator(s)

    Vincenzo Biondi (b. 1804) (etcher)

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

    Vincenzo Biondi (b. 1804) (designer)

    Bardi, Luigi : Florence (printer)

    Lodovico II, King of Etruria (1799-1883) (dedicatee)

    Vincenzo Biondi (b. 1804) (dedicator)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 40.3 x 27.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    25.7 x 17.8 cm (image)

    38.5 x 25.0 cm (platemark)

  • ALMA REDEMPTORIS MATER

  • 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
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.67 A.XXIII.5

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 276-281, no. 40