This print shows Maria standing on the clouds holding Jesus in her hands who is receiving grapes from a putto. Faces of 7 angels staring from the clouds to the scene.
Made by an anonymous engraver after Raimondi after Raphael.
Medium: Engraving on Handlaid paper. Watermark: Yes (circle with French lily and letter M below).
Sheet size: 17 x 24 cm (6.69 x 9.45 inch). Image size: 17 x 24 cm. (6.69 x 9.45 inch).
Condition: good, given age. Overall light soiling. Two holes in lower and upper margin. ‘A 8’ written vague at top. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
MARIA-JESUS-PUTTO-CLOUDS-ANGELS | RB-A7-24
Age estimate: 1650-1700. Nuch ressemblance with similar engravings by Agostino Caracci and Marcantonio Raimondi. Probably Italian.
Biography artist: Raphael (1483-1520) was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. In addition to frescoes, altarpieces and portraits, he has made designs for churches, palazzos and tapestries. His most famous work is the School of Athens in the Vatican. Raphael is the name by which he is now known worldwide.