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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Adolphe Braun (1812-77)

The Virgin and Child with Holy Figures [‘The Madonna del Pesce’] c.1860-76

Carbon print | 48.8 x 38.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850952

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A photograph of the so-called Madonna del Pesce, a painting by Raphael and his workshop (c.1513-14) now housed in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.297). On Arches watermarked paper.

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)

    Adolphe Braun (1812-77) (photographer)

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

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

    Subject(s)
    Archangel Raphael
    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • watermark: ARCHES
  • 48.8 x 38.0 cm (sheet of paper)

    45.3 x 34.0 cm (image)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    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.7

    Bibliographic reference(s)

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