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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534)

The Virgin and Child c.1500-1524

Engraving | 17.7 x 13.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851314

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A print thought to be after a lost design by Raphael. The plate was left unfinished.

The print shows the full-length Virgin, sitting on a throne, with the Christ Child on her lap; before a parapet and a canopy, with a landscape beyond.
  • Creator(s)

    Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534) (engraver)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 17.7 x 13.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    17.6 x 13.3 cm (platemark)

  • 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Seating. Chairs
            • Chairs
              • Thrones
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.100 D.VI.1