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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

August Hoffmann (1810-72)

The Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis c.1830-1862

Engraving with etching | 74.7 x 55.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850639

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An engraving after the Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis by Raphael (c.1502) now in the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin (inv. no.145). Showing the blessing Christ Child seated on the Virgin's lap, who supports Him with both hands. On the left is St Jerome and on the right St Francis. Lettered with the title and production details.
  • Creator(s)

    August Hoffmann (1810-72) (engraver)

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

    Becker, J. : Berlin (printer)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    St Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226)
  • 74.7 x 55.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    35.7 x 28.5 cm (image)

  • DIE MADONNA MIT DEM KINDE, / DEM HEIL: HIERONYMUS UND FRANCISCUS.

  • 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.54 A.II.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 115-117, no. 5