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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Niccolò Guidetti (active 19th century)

The Virgin and Child [‘The Mackintosh Madonna’] dated 1827

Engraving | 51.3 x 39.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850840

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An engraving reproducing the composition of Raphael's so-called Mackintosh Madonna (c.1509-11) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 2069). Lettered with production details. The print is possibly based on a copy of the original painting by Raphael.

Showing the half-length seated figure of the Virgin supporting the Christ Child with both hands, who stands on a parapet while putting His arms around His mother’s neck and looking to the left; against a black background.
  • Creator(s)

    Niccolò Guidetti (active 19th century) (engraver)

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

    Tommaso Minardi (1787-1871) (designer)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 51.3 x 39.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    36.8 x 29.7 cm (image)

    49.7 x 37.8 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.67 A.XXIV.2