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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Anton Karcher (1760-1842)

The Bust of the Virgin c.1780-1800

Stipple | 24.9 x 18.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850763

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A stipple reproducing the bust the Virgin Mary from the so-called Canigiani Holy Family, a painting by Raphael (c.1506-07) now in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (inv. no.WA 476). Lettered with production details. See RCIN 850756 for a photograph of the painting.
  • Creator(s)

    Anton Karcher (1760-1842) (engraver)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 24.9 x 18.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    16.3 x 13.7 cm (image)

    22.3 x 15.8 cm (platemark)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Medical sciences
        • Anatomy
          • Heads
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.63 A.XVI.13

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 227-232, no. 30