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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child with Angels and Saints [‘The Madonna di Foligno’] c.1853-76

Albumen print | 56.2 x 37.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850929

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A photograph of the so-called Madonna di Foligno, an arch-topped painting by Raphael (c.1512) now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City (inv. no.329).

Showing the Virgin sitting on clouds and supporting the Christ Child, surrounded by angels, while being worshipped by St John the Baptist and St Francis (lower left), and St Jerome and the donor Sigismondo dei Conti (lower right), who kneels down with clasped hands; an angel holding a blank tablet stands at lower centre; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Saint John the Baptist
    St Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226)
    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    Sigismondo dei Conti (1432-1512)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 56.2 x 37.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
          • Rainbows
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.72 A.XXXI.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 98-106, no. 52