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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child c.1853-76

Albumen print | 16.2 x 12.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850908

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A photograph of a painting catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of the Marchese Torrigiani, Florence. The painting is a replica of the so-called Bridgewater Madonna, a painting by Raphael (c.1507) currently on loan to the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh (inv. no.NGL 065.46) from the Duke of Sutherland Collection. See RCIN 850895 for a photograph of the painting.

Showing the seated Virgin looking at the Infant Christ who lies across on her lap, and turns His head back and grasping her veil; in an interior.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 16.2 x 12.2 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • 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
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.71 A.XXIX.13