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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Studies for a Virgin and Child c.1853-76

Albumen print | 11.8 x 16.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850749

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A photograph of a sheet featuring compositional studies by Raphael (c.1509-12), formerly in the Wicar Museum, Lille, and now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.454). Ruland (1876) associated the sheet with a composition engraved by Jean Morin. An impression of the print can be found at RCIN 850745.

This drawing features other studies for a Virgin and Child on the verso: see RCIN 851257 for a photograph of the verso.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 11.8 x 16.1 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child-Reading a book
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.62 A.XV.11

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris pp. 188-189, no. 539

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p. 200, no. 269