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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

A Woman brest-feeding a Child c.1853-76

Albumen print | 15.9 x 13.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851233

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A photograph of a drawing now in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.WA1846.13). The drawing corresponds closely with a drawing part of the Libretto Veneziano, now in the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (f. 24v). A photograph of the latter at RCIN 851231.

The photograph shows a full-length young woman breast-feeding a clothed child, who stands beside her at left.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 15.9 x 13.2 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • People
      • Children
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.93 C.XXX.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Gallerie dell' Accademia di Venezia : catalogo dei disegni antichi. v. S. Ferino Pagden, Disegni umbri (1984); p.80, under no.23