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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 | 29.0 x 23.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850818

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An outline-etching after a painting attributed on plate to Fra Bartolommeo, when in the Coesvelt Gallery, London. The painting is one of a number of copies of the so-called Colonna Madonna, a picture by Raphael (1507-08) now in the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin (inv. no.248; a photograph of which is at RCIN 850815). Included in Collection of Pictures by W. G. Coesvelt, Esq of London, London 1836, plate 28.

Showing the Virgin holding a book in her left hand and supporting the Christ Child with her right arm, who sits on her lap and grasps her bodice while looking at the viewer; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work copying 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
  • 29.0 x 23.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    13.7 cm (diameter) (image)

    27.5 x 22.0 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
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.66 A.XXI.5

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 264-266, no. 36