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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Joseph Alois Drda (Prague 1783-Prague 1883)

The Virgin and Child c.1803-1873

Etching | 19.3 x 15.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850883

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An etching reproducing the heads of the Virgin and the Infant Christ from Raphael's so-called Garvagh Madonna (also known as Aldobrandini Madonna) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 744). Lettered with production details. For a photograph of the painting, see RCIN 850880.
  • Creator(s)

    Joseph Alois Drda (Prague 1783-Prague 1883) (etcher)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 19.3 x 15.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    17.4 x 13.5 cm (platemark)

  • 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.70 A.XXVII.6

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 73-76, no. 48

  • Place of Production
    Prague [Czech Republic]