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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Eléonor Lingée (b. 1753) (active 1803)

The Virgin and Child published 1803

Etching | 10.3 x 7.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851259

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An outline-etching after a drawing attributed on plate to Raphael. Lettered with production details and titles. Trimmed along all edges. Published in C.P. Landon, Vie et Œuvre complète de Raphaël Sanzio, 1803.

The print shows the three-quarter length Virgin, turned to the right, cheek-to-cheek with the Infant Christ, whom she holds on her knees with both hands.
  • Creator(s)

    Eléonor Lingée (b. 1753) (active 1803) (etcher)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 10.3 x 7.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    8.1 x 6.2 cm (image)

  • Etudes de S.te Famille. / Studien an der heil Familie. / Essaies on the Holy Family.

  • 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.95 C.XLI.1