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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

George Scharf (1820-95)

Details of gilt hemlines c.1840-1885

Pencil on tracing paper | RCIN 850687

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Three pencil tracings from Raphael’s Ansidei Madonna (1505) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 1171). The tracings reproduce accurate details of the hemlines of the mantles of the Virgin and St John the Baptist, with various inscriptions.
  • Creator(s)

    George Scharf (1820-95) (draughtsman)

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

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • tracings
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative motifs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.57 A.VII.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 165-170, no. 16