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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Robert Theer (1808-63)

The Virgin and Child ['The Madonna del Granduca'] 1853

Lithograph | 45.8 x 38.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850658

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A lithograph after the Madonna del Granduca by Raphael (c.1505; Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence, inv. no.1912, no.178), with variations. Lettered with production details. See RCIN 850653 for a photograph of the painting.

Showing the half length standing figure of the Virgin gazing downwards and holding the Christ Child, set before a parapet, in a hilly landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Robert Theer (1808-63) (lithographer)

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

  • 45.8 x 38.0 cm (sheet of paper)

    30.8 x 23.8 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
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.55 A.IV.6

  • Place of Production
    Vienna [Austria]