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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child reading in a landscape after 1853

Albumen print | 13.8 x 15.5 cm (image) | RCIN 850652

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A photograph of a slightly varied copy of Raphael’s Conestabile Madonna (c.1503-04; Hermitage, inv. no.GS 252). Not listed in Ruland (1876). See RCIN 850645 for a photograph of the Hermitage painting.

Showing the half length standing figure of the Virgin, supporting the Christ Child with her left hand and holding a small book in her right.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 13.8 x 15.5 cm (image)

  • 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.55 A.III.9(add)