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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Vincenzo Gozzini (b. c. 1788)

The Virgin and Child with St Elizabeth and St John the Baptist c.1800-1876

Lithograph | 43.0 x 32.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850928

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A lithograph after a painting which, according to Ruland (1876), was once in the collection of the Reverend John Sanford, vicar of Nynehead Court, Somerset and in the Methuen Collection at Corsham Court, Wiltshire, at the time the Raphael Collection catalogue was published. Lettered with production details.

The painting is a replica of the so-called Madonna del Divino Amore, a painting currently attributed to Raphael’s workshop and housed in the Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples. See RCIN 850910 for a print after this painting.

Showing the seated Virgin holding the blessing Christ Child on her legs, with St Elizabeth at her side and the Young St John the Baptist kneeling down on the left; in an entirely different background.
  • Creator(s)

    Vincenzo Gozzini (b. c. 1788) (designer)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Elizabeth
    Saint Joseph
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 43.0 x 32.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    35.0 x 26.0 cm (image)

  • 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
                • Virgin & Child with Saints-Holy Family
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.72 A.XXX.18