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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Franz Valentin Durmer (1766-1835)

The Virgin and Child [‘The Mackintosh Madonna’] c.1786-1825

Stipple engraving | 31.8 x 24.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850844

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A stipple reproducing the figures of the Virgin and Child from the so-called Mackintosh Madonna, a painting by Raphael (c.1509-11) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 2069). Lettered with production details. In Ruland's Raphael Collection catalogue, 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 stands on a parapet while putting His arms around His mother’s neck and looking at the viewer; against a dark background.
  • Creator(s)

    Franz Valentin Durmer (1766-1835) (engraver)

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

    Vienna : Kunst und Industrie Comptoirs (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 31.8 x 24.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    18.7 x 15.2 cm (image)

    50.0 x 39.0 cm (platemark)

  • MUTTER DER WEISHEIT

  • 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.68 A.XXIV.6

    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