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Holy Families & Madonna and Child

Holy Families & Madonna and Child


Studies of the Virgin and Child


Carbon print | 24.3 x 17.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850904

A photograph of a study sheet by Raphael (c.1507) now in the British Museum, London (inv. no.Ff. 1-36). The drawing is considered as a preparatory study for the so-called ‘Bridgewater Madonna’ (c.1507), a painting currently on loan to the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh (inv. no.NGL 065.46) from the Duke of Sutherland Collection.
  • Creator(s)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 24.3 x 17.5 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    pp. 15-17, no.19 (Italian Drawings [...] British Museum: Raphael and his circle: catalogue, 1962 / Philip Pouncey and J.A. Gere, London)

    p. 177, no. 180 (Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford)