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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Johann Leonhard Raab (1825-99)

The Virgin and Chid with the Infant Baptist [‘The Madonna della Tenda’] c.1845-1876

Etching | 68.0 x 52.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850988

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An etching after the so-called Madonna della Tenda, a painting by Raphael (c.1513-14) now in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (inv. no.WAF 797). Lettered with the title and production details. With blind stamp in the lower right corner.

Showing the half-length seated Virgin holding the Christ Child on her lap who is turning His head back toward the Infant Baptist, who is standing behind at right looking at the Virgin with clasped hands; before a curtain.
  • Creator(s)

    Johann Leonhard Raab (1825-99) (etcher)

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

    Felsing, Fr. : Munich (printer)

    P. Kaeser's Kunstverlag : Munich (publisher)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 68.0 x 52.2 cm (sheet of paper)

    20.1 x 15.0 cm (image)

    39.8 x 29.8 cm (platemark)


  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Coolection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Curtains
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.76 A.XXXV.1a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 134-136, no. 56