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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Robert Theer (1808-63)

The Virgin and Child [‘The Mackintosh Madonna’] c.1828-1853

Lithograph | 32.9 x 27.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850843

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A lithograph after the so-called Mackintosh Madonna, a painting by Raphael (c.1509-11) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 2069). In Ruland's Raphael Collection catalogue (1876), the painting was described as being then 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 is standing on a parapet while putting His arm around her neck and looking to the left; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Robert Theer (1808-63) (lithographer)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 32.9 x 27.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    21.5 x 17.4 cm (image)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • 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.5

    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