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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Joseph Karel de Meulemeester (Bruges 1771-Rome 1836)

The Virgin and Child ['The Madonna with the Green Cushion'] c.1791-1826

Engraving with etching | 40.2 x 32.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851162

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A print after the so-called Madonna of the Green Cushion, a painting by Andrea Solario currently housed in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no.673). Lettered with title and production details.

Showing the half-length Virgin breast-feeding the Christ Child who rests on a cushion placed on a plinth; the figures are set against a landscape background.
  • Creator(s)

    Joseph Karel de Meulemeester (Bruges 1771-Rome 1836) (engraver)

    After Andrea Solario (1460-1524) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 40.2 x 32.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    33.3 x 26.2 cm (image)

    38.6 cm (Height) (platemark)

  • LA VIERGE D'ANDREA SOLARI.

  • 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.87 B.XXXI.2