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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Tommaso Aloisio Juvara (1809-75)

The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints [‘The Colonna Altarpiece’, central panel] c.1829-1865

Engraving with etching | 87.3 x 68.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850668

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An engraving after the central panel of the so-called Colonna Altarpiece painted by Raphael (c.1504-05) for the Nunnery of Sant’Antonio da Padua, Perugia now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. no.1630ab). Lettered with production details. See RCIN 850667 for a photograph of the painting.

Showing the Virgin and Child enthroned with the Infant Baptist, between Saints Paul and Catherine on the left, and Saint Peter and a haloed female martyr on the right. Monogram of the engraver in lower left corner.
  • Creator(s)

    Tommaso Aloisio Juvara (1809-75) (engraver)

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

    Tommaso Aloisio Juvara (1809-75) (designer)

    Angelo Biggi (active 19th century) (printer)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Peter
    Saint Catherine
    Saint Paul
  • 87.3 x 68.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    64.0 x 51.8 cm (image)

    82.5 x 61.7 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
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.56 A.VI.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 172-185, no. 17