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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child [‘The Orléans Madonna’] c.1860-76

Carbon print | 29.2 x 21.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850732

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A photograph of the so-called Orléans Madonna, a painting by Raphael (c.1506-1507) now in the Musée Condé, Chantilly (inv. no.PE 39). According to Ruland (1876), the painting was then in the possession of the Duke of Aumale (1822-1897), Paris.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 29.2 x 21.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.61 A.XIII.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 223-225, no. 28