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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Bénedict Alphonse Nicollet (1743-1806)

The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Angels and Saints [‘The Madonna del Baldacchino’] c.1763-1796

Etching | 37.2 x 27.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850832

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A print 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). Lettered with production details.

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)

    Bénedict Alphonse Nicollet (1743-1806) (etcher)

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

    Subject(s)
    Saint Bruno
    Saint Paul
    Saint James
    Saint Peter
  • 37.2 x 27.0 cm (sheet of paper)

    31.3 x 24.5 cm (image)

  • 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.4

    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