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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Hyacinthe-Louis-Victor-Jean-Baptiste Aubry-Lecomte (1787-1858)

The sleeping Christ Child [detail from 'The Madonna of the Blue Diadem’] 1825

Lithograph | 24.9 x 29.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850891

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A lithograph reproducing (in reverse) the figure of the Christ Child from the so-called Madonna of the Blue Diadem, a painting now attributed to Raphael’s workshop after a design by the master (c.1512) housed in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no. 603). Lettered with attribution of the painting to Raphael, title and production details. See RCIN 850887 for a photograph of the painting.
  • Creator(s)

    Hyacinthe-Louis-Victor-Jean-Baptiste Aubry-Lecomte (1787-1858) (lithographer)

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

    Imprimerie Lithographique de F. Nöel (printer)

    Aubry-Lecomte : Quay de l'Horloge no.63 (publisher)

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

  • 24.9 x 29.1 cm (sheet of paper)


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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.70 A.XXVIII.5

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 251-254, no. A9