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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Italian School, Tuscan, late 16th Century

The Virgin and Child reading in a landscape after 1853

Albumen print | 36.7 x 27.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850638

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A photograph of a painting showing the Virgin and the Christ Child seated on her lap, reading a book in a hilly landscape; the composition recalls the motif of the Solly Madonna by Raphael (c.1501-02). See RCIN 850635 for a photograph of the Solly Madonna. Not listed in Ruland (1876).
  • Creator(s)

    Italian School, Tuscan, late 16th Century (artist)

  • 36.7 x 27.1 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
              • Virgin & Child-Reading a book
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.54 A.Ia(add)