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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Carl Ernst Forberg (1844-1915)

The Virgin and Child c.1864-1905

Etching and engraving | 34.8 x 28.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850941

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An engraving of the figures of the Virgin and Child, in a circle; a detail from the so-called Madonna di Foligno, an arch-topped painting by the Raphael (c.1512) now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City (inv. no.329). Lettered with the title and production details. Not listed in Ruland's Raphael Collection catalogue (1876). For a photograph of the Madonna di Foligno, see RCIN 850930.
  • Creator(s)

    Carl Ernst Forberg (1844-1915) (engraver)

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

    Düsseldorf : J Rings (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 34.8 x 28.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    25.9 x 20.4 cm (image)

    31.1 x 26.2 cm (platemark)

  • MADONNA de FOLIGNO

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.73 A.XXXI.11a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 98-106, no. 52