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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

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

Study of the head of a child c.1853-76

Albumen print | 11.5 x 9.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851304

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A photograph of a drawing by an anonymous 16th-century draughtsman now in the British Museum, London (inv. no.1895,0915.625). Ruland (1876) listed the drawing as being then in the collection of Sir John Malcolm. The drawing, which has been formerly attributed to Raphael, was not included in Pouncey/Gere (1962).
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 11.5 x 9.6 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.99 C.LIX.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Robinson 1876 : Robinson, JC, 1876. Descriptive Catalogue of the drawings by the Old Masters, forming collection of John Malcolm of Poltalloch, Esq., London p.77, no.178

    Catalogue of the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. v. P. Pouncey and J.A.Gere, Raphael and His Circle (1962); p.96