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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work by a follower of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child c.1860-76

Carbon print | 15.9 x 10.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851202

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A photograph of a drawing formerly attributed to Raphael, now generally ascribed to a follower of the master. The drawing is currently housed in the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence (inv. no.528E). A colour aquatint by Mulinari reproducing the drawing can be found at RCIN 851203.

The photograph shows the Virgin, seated three-quarter to the left, holding a book with her left hand and supporting the Christ Child with her right, who sits on her knees.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work by a follower of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 15.9 x 10.7 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76) )

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Organisation
      • Documentation
        • Books
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.91 C.XIII.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Inventario Uffizi. Disegni Esposti I 1986 : Disegni esposti ; v. 1, 1986 / a cura di Annamaria Petrioli Tofani, Florence (Gabinetto disegni e stampe degli Uffizi) p.237, no.528E