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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546)

Christ Child c.1853-76

Albumen print | 13.2 x 7.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851015

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A photograph of a drawing usually attributed to Giulio Romano now in the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (inv. no.21551v), related to the figure of the Christ Child in the so-called La Perla, a painting currently in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.301) generally attributed to Giulio Romano (c.1518-19), possibly after a design by Raphael. A photograph of the La Perla can be found at RCIN 841004.

Showing the full-length figure of the Christ Child, turned to the left, with outstretched arms and looking up to the left.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 13.2 x 7.9 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.77 A.XXXVII.15

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 183-189, no. 64