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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The head of a bearded man wearing a hat c.1853-76

Albumen print | 15.0 x 10.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850641

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A photograph of a black chalk drawing by Raphael (c.1501-02) now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.488). The drawing is a preparatory study for the head of St Jerome in the Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis by Raphael now in the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin (inv. no.145). See RCIN 850640 for a photograph of the Berlin painting.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
  • 15.0 x 10.7 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.54 A.II.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris p.178, no. 512

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p. 139, no. 25