Hampshire Museums Service

Ceramics: Lithophanes

Madonna with Christ and John the Baptist

Lithophane, porcelain, unglazed, circular, in an embossed copper frame, showing the Madonna with Christ and John the Baptist as infants after a painting by Raphael; faint mark 'AdT' and relief-moulded pattern number 338 followed by a star on rim, made in the factory of Baron Alexis du Tremblay, Montreuil, Paris, France, c1830-1850.

The source is the 'Madonna della Sedia' tondo in the Pitti Palace, Florence, painted by Raphael 1512-1514.

Accession no HMCMS:DA1980.22.1
Purchased with the assistance of the V&A Purchase Grant Fund

 

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