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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert (1810-84)

The Virgin and Child published 1835

Etching | 30.9 x 22.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850947

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An outline-etching after a painting when in the Coesvelt Gallery, London. Lettered with production details. Included in Collection of Pictures by W. G. Coesvelt, Esq of London, 1836, plate 41.

The composition closely resembles an engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi generally 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)

    Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert (1810-84) (etcher)

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

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

    Ferdinand Jean de la Ferté Joubert (1810-84) (designer)

    Carpenter, James, & Son : Old Bond Street (publisher)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 30.9 x 22.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    17.0 x 12.5 cm (image)

    22.8 x 16.4 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.17