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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Master of the Die (active 1530-60)

The Virgin and Child in Glory c.1530-1560

Engraving | 22.7 x 20.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851315

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This print is a reversed copy of an engraving by the Master of the Die (or Maître au Dé) thought to reproduce a now lost design by Raphael. This plate is not described in Bartsch.

The print shows the full-length Virgin, sitting on clouds inhabited by angels and holding the Christ Child on her knees, being crowned by two angels; with landscape below.
  • Creator(s)

    After Master of the Die (active 1530-60) (engraver)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 22.7 x 20.1 cm (sheet of paper)

  • 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
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Jewellery
          • Crowns
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.100 D.VII.2