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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child c.1853-76

Albumen print | 12.9 x 9.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851211

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A photograph of a drawing currently in the Berlin Kupferstichkabinett (inv. KdZ 21524). The drawing is a copy of an original study by Raphael (c.1505) drawn at the upper left of a sheet now in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.IV,206r). A photograph of the Albertina sheet can be found at RCIN 851210.

The photograph shows the three-quarter length Virgin, holding a book in her left hand and supporting the Christ Child with her right, who stands on her lap.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 12.9 x 9.9 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • 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.92 C.XVIII.2