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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Jacques Bouilliard (1744-1806)

The Virgin and Child [‘The Mackintosh Madonna’] c.1786-87

Etching and engraving | 43.0 x 30.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850841

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A reversed print after the Mackintosh Madonna by Raphael (c.1509-11) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 2069), accompanied by a text. Lettered with production details. Published in Galerie du Palais Royal, vol. I, 1768-1808. When catalogued by Ruland (1876), the painting was in the possession of Mr R.J. Mackintosh.

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 right; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Jacques Bouilliard (1744-1806) (engraver)

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

    Veyrenc (active c. 1786) (designer)

    Mademoiselle Niquet, femme L'Epine (engraver)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 43.0 x 30.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    19.7 x 16.1 cm (image)

    41.2 x 30.1 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.67 A.XXIV.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 77-81, no. 49