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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

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

The Virgin and Child with Flowers c.1853-76

Albumen print | 25.7 x 18.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851113

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A photograph of a drawing catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the possession of Messrs Colnaghi & Co. The drawing has been described as a copy of a now lost design for a Virgin and Child composition, formerly associated with Raphael and once in the hands of Baron Stackelberg. A painting of this composition was listed by Ruland as in the possession of Thomas William Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester, Holkham. See RCIN 851111.

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.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 25.7 x 18.5 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • 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.4