The Sistine Madonna
Raphael's 'Sistine Madonna' (about 1512-14) was painted as an altarpiece for the church of S. Sisto, Piacenza. It is now in the Gemäldegalerie in Dresden. This is a tracing, apparently made in 1822, by Jakob Schlesinger from Raphael's altarpiece in Dresden.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1792 - 1855
Full title
The Sistine Madonna
Date made
probably 1822
Medium and support
Pencil on paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions
257.8 x 203.2 cm
Acquisition credit
Presented by Messrs P. & D. Colnaghi, Scott & Co, 1860
Inventory number
NG661
Location in Gallery