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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child c.1800-1876

30.9 x 22.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850946

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This facsimile reproduces a print which is attributed on plate to Raphael and was catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the 'collection at Madrid'. Published in El Arte en España (blind stamp, upper centre).

The composition closely resembles (although in reverse) an engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi described as after a drawing by Raphael related to his paintings of the Madonna di Foligno and Madonna Sistina. An impression of Marcantonio's engraving can be found at RCIN 850942.

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

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 30.9 x 22.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    20.8 x 15.0 cm (image)

    29.5 x 20.8 cm (platemark)


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

  • 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
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mythical creatures
            • Cherubs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.73 A.XXXI.16