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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Ludwig Grüner (1801-82)

The Virgin and Child Enthroned with Saints [‘The Ansidei Madonna’] c.1821-1872

Engraving with etching | 84.7 x 60.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850684

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An engraving after the Ansidei Madonna by Raphael (1505) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 1171). According to Ruland (1876), the painting was then in the collection of the Duke of Malborough, Palace of Blenheim, Oxfordshire.

Showing the enthroned Virgin and Child, flanked by St John the Baptist on the left and St Nicholas of Bari on the right, in an architectural interior.
  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (engraver)

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

    Saint Nicholas
  • 84.7 x 60.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    52.2 x 37.0 cm (arch topped) (image)

    59.4 x 41.1 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
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.57 A.VII.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 165-170, no. 16