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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Stefano Mulinari (1741-90)

The Virgin and Child published 1774

Colour aquatint with etching, printed in sepia | 15.4 x 14.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851203

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A colour aquatint reproducing a drawing attributed to a follower of Raphael now in the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence (inv. no.528E). Lettered with attribution of the drawing to Raphael and production details. Published in S. Mulinari, Disegni originali d'eccellenti pittori esistenti nella Real Galleria di Firenze..., 1774, pl.IV, no.14. A photograph of the drawing at RCIN 851202.

The print 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)

    Stefano Mulinari (1741-90) (aquatinter)

    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
  • 15.4 x 14.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    15.0 x 14.1 cm (image)

  • 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
    • Organisation
      • Documentation
        • Books
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.91 C.XIII.2

    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, under no.528E