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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Chid with the Infant Baptist [‘The Madonna della Tenda’] after 1853

Albumen print | 22.4 x 15.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850990

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A photograph of a painting now in the Galleria Sabauda, Turin (inv. no.146). The painting is a copy of Raphael's so-called Madonna della Tenda (c.1513-14) currently in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (inv. no.WAF 797). Not included in Ruland's Raphael Collection catalogue (1876).

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)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 22.4 x 15.6 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • 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.2a(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