The painting was commissioned in 1512 by Pope Julius II for the church of San Sisto, Piacenza. The canvas was one of the last Madonnas painted by Raphael.


  • Title: The Sistine Madonna
  • Creator: Raphael
  • Creator Nationality: Italian
  • Date: 1514-12
  • Location Created: Piacenza, Italy
  • Type: Oil on Canvas
  • External Link: http://www.rrvhfoundation.com
  • Collection: Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Dresden
  • Biography: Kerala & Guercino: Partha Mitter

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