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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Johann Georg Raber (1764-1830)

The Virgin and Child dated 1805

Etching | 26.6 x 20.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850834

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A print after a circular painting catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the Brussels Museum. Lettered with production details.

The painting reproduces the figures of the Virgin and Child from Raphael’s so-called Madonna del Baldacchino (c.1507-08), a painting now in the Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence (inv. no.1912, no.165; see RCIN 850829 for a photograph of it).
  • Creator(s)

    Johann Georg Raber (1764-1830) (etcher)

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

    Amalie Auguste of Bavaria, Queen of Saxony (1801-77) (dedicatee)

    Johann Georg Raber (1764-1830) (dedicator)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 26.6 x 20.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    13.2 x 13.3 cm (image)

    23.5 x 16.6 cm (platemark)

  • LA VIERGE ET L'ENFANT JESU DU MUSÉE IMP.L DE BRUXELLES.

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • 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.67 A.XXIII.6