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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Johann Michael Enzing-Müller (1804-88)

The Virgin and Child with Holy Figures [‘The Madonna del Pesce’] published 1837

Etching and engraving | 66.4 x 48.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850950

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An engraving after the so-called Madonna del Pesce, a painting by Raphael and his workshop (c.1513-14) now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.297). Lettered with title and production details.

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)

    Johann Michael Enzing-Müller (1804-88) (engraver)

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

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    H Felsing (printer)

    Subject(s)
    Archangel Raphael
    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 66.4 x 48.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    46.1 x 33.2 cm (image)

    60.9 x 42.3 cm (platemark)

  • LA MADONNA DEL PESCE

  • 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
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.74 A.XXXII.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

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