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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Study sheet c.1860-76

Carbon print | 25.5 x 34.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851209

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A photograph of a sheet of studies by Raphael (c.1507-08) currently in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.V,208 r). A photograph of the verso of the sheet at RCIN 851255.

The photograph shows several studies including some of the Virgin holding the blessing Christ Child, and some of the Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist; a study of a man asleep is at lower centre and studies of a male torso at upper left.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 25.5 x 34.6 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Medical sciences
        • Anatomy
          • Torsos
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.91 C.XVII.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.199, no.265r

    Jacoby/Sonnabend 2012: edited by J. Jacoby and M. Sonnabend, Frankfurt/Main 2012 pp.107-10, no.9r