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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 | 25.9 x 21.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851255

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A photograph of a drawing by Raphael currently in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.V,208 v). For a photograph of the recto of the sheet, see RCIN 851209.

The photograph shows a study of the Virgin holding the Christ Child in her arms and looking at the figure (possibly a saint) at her right; two studies of male figures at right.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 25.9 x 21.4 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
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Saints (Christianity)
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.95 C.XXXVIII.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.9v