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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534)

The Virgin and Child c.1512-30

Engraving | 15.4 x 11.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850943

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This engraving is a copy in the same direction of a print by Marcantonio Raimondi (RCIN 850942: probably after Raphael's drawings related to his paintings of the Madonna di Foligno and Madonna Sistina). Not described in Bartsch. Photographs of the paintings can be found at RCINs 850930 (Madonna di Foligno) and 851062 (Madonna Sistina).

Showing the Virgin sitting on clouds, supporting the standing Child who looks down to the right, with angels amongst the clouds.
  • Creator(s)

    After Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 15.4 x 11.4 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • 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
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mythical creatures
            • Cherubs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.73 A.XXXI.13