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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

C Fauci

The Virgin and Child with Flowers c.1750-1876

Engraving with etching | 30.1 x 23.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851112

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A print reproducing a composition formerly attributed to Raphael known in numerous versions. A painting of this composition was listed by Ruland (1876) as being then in the possession of Thomas William Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester, Holkham (RCIN 851111). Trimmed along all edges. The legend below the image has been partially cut out.

Showing the seated Virgin holding a half-open book in her left hand and presenting the Christ Child with flowers, who stands on one foot on a table and looks up at her; in an interior.
  • Creator(s)

    C Fauci (engraver)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 30.1 x 23.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    27.6 x 21.3 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Flowering plants
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.83 A.XLVII.2