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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Raphael, Italian, 1483–1520, Italian
Title:

The Virgin

Former Title(s):

The Virgin, Child, and John the Baptist

Additional Title(s):

The Virgin and Child

Date:
1778
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper laid on modern mount
Dimensions:
Mount: 15 1/4 x 11 1/16 inches (38.7 x 28.1 cm), Sheet: 12 11/16 x 9 13/16 inches (32.3 x 24.9 cm), Plate: 10 5/8 x 9 3/16 inches (27 x 23.4 cm), and Image (tundo): 7 9/16 x 7 9/16 inches (19.2 x 19.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in orange chalk [?], lower center: "prima prova, gliene mandero un altra con la letteva"; in graphite, on mount, lower center: "the writing by Bartolozzi"; lower right: "(IR31/131) | C131 II/III | Iner 2018 - 2020"; on back, lower right: "2018 - 2020."

Lettered in red ink, along lower left border of circular image: "Raffael pincs."; along lower right border of circular image: "F. Bartolozzi del. et Sculps."; lower center: "Publishd according to Act of Parliament the 15 of april 1778"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.534
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
adoration of the Christ-child by Mary; John the Baptist present | axe | books | chair | children | circle (plane figure) | claws | costume | cross (object) | laurel | Mary and the Christ-child with John the Baptist (as child) | mother | portrait | prayer | shield | son | table | talons | urn | wings | women
Associated People:
John the Baptist (c. 6 BC–c. AD 36)
St. John the Baptist
The Virgin Mary
Madonna
saint
Jesus Christ (7-2 BC/BCE to 30-36 AD/CE)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40627
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