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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Johann Gottfried Seutter (1717-1800)

The Virgin and Child c.1737-1790

Engraving with etching | 53.8 x 36.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851150

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A print after a painting attributed on plate to Raphael. According to Ruland (1876), the painting once belonged to Mr Johann Jabov Hertel, Ausburg, and passed subsequently into the possession of Mr Kraemmer, Regensburg. Lettered with production details and dedication.

Showing the half-length seated Virgin holdin the sleeping Christ Child in her arms; against a dark background.
  • Creator(s)

    Johann Gottfried Seutter (1717-1800) (engraver)

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

    Johann Gottfried Seutter (1717-1800) (designer)

    Magistrat der Reichsstadt [Augsburg] (dedicatee)

    Johann Jacob Hertel (dedicator)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 53.8 x 36.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    46.1 x 33.3 cm (image)

    52.7 cm (Height) (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
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.86 B.XXVI.1