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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 | 86.8 x 62.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851166

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A print after a painting attributed on plate to Raphael when in the collection of the Duke of Modena. Ruland (1876) listed the painting as being then in the collection of Signor Cajani. This print is not listed in Ruland. Finished state lettered with production details and dedication. A proof of this plate can be found at RCIN 851165.

The print shows the full-length seated Virgin holding the blessing Christ Child on her lap, while looking at Him with her hands clasped; 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)

    Chardon Ainé : 30 Rue Hautefeuille, Paris (printer)

    A.W. Schulgen : 25, Rue St. Sulpice, Paris (publisher)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • annotation: 1135. / 2... [front, lower right, in pencil]
  • 86.8 x 62.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    40.3 x 34.3 cm (image)

    53.2 x 43.8 cm (platemark)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • 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.2(add)