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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Luigi Paradisi (d. 1893)

The Virgin and Child with Angels c.1825-1876

Engraving | 63.1 x 49.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851165

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A print after a painting attributed on plate to Raphael. According to Ruland (1876), the painting was then in the collection of Signor Cajani. Proof with some lettering. A finished state of this plate can be found at RCIN 851166.

The print shows the full-length seated Virgin holding the blessing Christ Child on her lap, while looking at Him with clasped hands; two angels playing musical instruments are at either side; against a landscape background.
  • Creator(s)

    Luigi Paradisi (d. 1893) (engraver)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Raphael Bonajuti (designer)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 63.1 x 49.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    40.0 x 34.1 cm (image)

    52.7 x 43.1 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
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Musical angels
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.87 B.XXXIV.1