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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

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

The Virgin and Child with Holy Figures published 1841

Aquatint with etching | 37.8 x 32.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850959

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A facsimile of a drawing attributed to Raphael now in the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh (inv. no.D5342), related to the so-called Madonna del Pesce, a painting by Raphael and his workshop now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.297). Published in Lawrence Gallery. A series of facsimiles of original drawings by Raffaelle da Urbino, London 1841, plate 20. Photographs of the drawings can be found at RCINs 850957, 850958.

At the time this print was published, the drawing was owned by the Prince d’Orange. It was later listed by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar.

Showing the enthroned Virgin holding the Christ Child with both hands, with the Archangel Raphael presenting the young Tobias who kneels down while holding a fish on the left, and St Jerome with an open book and his lion on the right.
  • Creator(s)

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

    After a work attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536) (artist)

    Archangel Raphael
    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 37.8 x 32.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    25.7 x 21.2 cm (image)

  • 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.74 A.XXXII.11

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 117123, no. 54