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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work by the school of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Study sheet c.1860-76

Carbon print, on coloured paper | 18.4 x 12.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851247

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A photograph of a drawing attributed to the school of Raphael currently in the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence (inv. no.497E r). The drawing has been formerly attributed to Raphael. The figure studies connect with those drawn on the verso of the same sheet. See RCIN 851248.

The photograph shows the half-length Virgin holding the Christ Child in her arms (top centre), a bust-length youth with long hair (lower right) and the half-length Child alone looking up to the right (lower left).
  • Creator(s)

    After a work by the school of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 18.4 x 12.6 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
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.94 C.XXXV.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Inventario Uffizi. Disegni Esposti I 1986 : Disegni esposti ; v. 1, 1986 / a cura di Annamaria Petrioli Tofani, Florence (Gabinetto disegni e stampe degli Uffizi) p.224, no.497E