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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Benjamin Smith (d. 1833)

The Virgin Mary with Clasped Hands [detail from ‘The Madonna del Divino Amore’] c.1790-1833

Stipple | 35.5 x 25.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850923

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A reversed stipple reproducing the upper portion of the figure of the Virgin Mary from the so-called Madonna del Divino Amore (c.1516), a painting currently attributed to Raphael’s workshop and now in the Museo e Gallerie Nazionali di Capodimonte, Naples (inv. no.146).
  • Creator(s)

    Benjamin Smith (d. 1833) (engraver)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 35.5 x 25.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    34.8 x 24.7 cm (image)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.72 A.XXX.12

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 247-251, no. A8