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Print - La Madonna Di S. Sisto Di Rafaello
  • La Madonna Di S. Sisto Di Rafaello
    Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834
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La Madonna Di S. Sisto Di Rafaello

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1826 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.3067

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 105

Physical description

Print depicting the Sistine Madonna. The Madonna is standing on a cloud at the centre of the composition, holding the infant Christ in her arms; she is flanked by Saint Sixtus (left) and Saint Barbara (right). At the bottom of the composition are two putti.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1826 (published)

Artist/maker

Say, William, born 1768 - died 1834 (engraver)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Raphael. Published 1826 by R. Ackermann, Strand, London. Engraved By William Say, Engraver To H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester. La Madonna Di S. Sisto Di Rafaello. From the Picture in the Dresden Gallery.'
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Descriptive line

'La Madonna Di S. Sisto Di Rafaello'. Print depicting the Madonna and infant Christ flanked by the figures of Saints Sixtus and Barbara. Mezzotint by William Say after Raphael, 1826.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Putti; Infant; Saints

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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