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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Johann Leonhard Raab (1825-99)

The Virgin and Child [‘The Tempi Madonna’] c.1845-1876

Engraving with etching | 87.0 x 65.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850721

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An engraving after the so-called Tempi Madonna, a painting executed by Raphael for the Tempi family (1507-08) now in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (inv. no.WA 796). Final state, lettered with production details. For a proof before letters, see RCIN 850722. For a photograph of the painting, see RCIN 850719.

Showing the half-length standing Virgin holding the Christ Child, at whom she looks dearly while inclining her head and pressing her cheek to that of her son; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Johann Leonhard Raab (1825-99) (engraver)

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

    A Wetteroth : Munich (printer)

    Munich, Berlin & London : Friedrich Bruckmann (publisher)

  • 87.0 x 65.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    34.9 x 24.3 cm (image)

    48.3 x 35.9 cm (platemark)


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

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

    Ruland p.60 A.XI.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 266-268, no. 37