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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

A. Chailloux (active 19C)

The Virgin and Child [detail from the ‘The Madonna del Pesce’] c.1800-1876

Engraving | 39.3 x 29.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850954

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An engraving reproducing the central portion of the so-called Madonna del Pesce, a painting by Raphael ad his workshop (c.1513-14) now housed in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (see RCIN 850952). Showing the enthroned Virgin gazing down to the left and supporting the Christ Child with both hands, who stretches his left arm out.
  • Creator(s)

    A. Chailloux (active 19C) (engraver)

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

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 39.3 x 29.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    25.8 x 18.4 cm (image)

    38.1 x 28.9 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.74 A.XXXII.8

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 117123, no. 54