Mobile menu

Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Giovanni Fosella (1814-after 1869)

The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Angels and Saints [‘The Madonna del Baldacchino’] c.1834-1863

Engraving | 86.8 x 66.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850831

Your share link is...

  Close

An engraving after the so-called Madonna del Baldacchino, a painting by Raphael (c.1507-08) now in the Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence (inv. no.1912, no.165). State before lettering. With the blind stamp of Queen Victoria in the upper left corner (similar to Lugt 2536).

For a lettered state, see RCIN 850830. Showing the Virgin and Child seated on a throne surmounted by a canopy, the drapes of which are held back by two flying angels; flanked by Saints Peter and Bruno on the left, and Saints Augustine and James on the right, with two angels in front of the throne; in an architectural setting.
  • Creator(s)

    Giovanni Fosella (1814-after 1869) (engraver)

    Raffaello Bonaiuti (active c. 1850) (designer)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Peter
    Saint Bruno
    Saint Paul
    Saint James
  • 86.8 x 66.0 cm (sheet of paper)

    60.7 x 48.5 cm (image)

    77.7 x 62.8 cm (platemark)

  • 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
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Christian church architecture
            • Baldacchinos
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.67 A.XXIII.3

    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