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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Luigi Calamatta, direxit (1801-69)

The Virgin and Child [detail from ‘The Madonna di Foligno’] published 1 March 1857

Mixed media | 54.8 x 46.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850933

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A print reproducing the heads of the figures of the Virgin and Child from the so-called Madonna di Foligno, an arch-topped painting by Raphael (c.1512) now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City (inv. no.329). Photographs of the painting can be found at RCINs 850929, 850930. Numbered on plate at upper right: 2. Lettered with title and production details.
  • Creator(s)

    Luigi Calamatta, direxit (1801-69) (engraver)

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

    Goupil & Cie. (printer)

    Goupil & Cie. (publisher)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 54.8 x 46.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    45.5 x 41.5 cm (image)

    53.7 x 45.5 cm (platemark)


  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.73 A.XXXI.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 98-106, no. 52