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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Berto di Giovanni (d. 1529)

The Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis c.1860-76

Carbon print | 13.1 x 10.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850643

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A photograph of a pen and ink drawing attributed to Berto di Giovanni now in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.74). The composition shows similarities with the painting of the Madonna and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis by Raphael (c.1501-02; Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, inv. no.145). See RCIN 850640 for a photograph of the Berlin painting. The photographed drawing has been formerly ascribed to Perugino.
  • Creator(s)

    After Berto di Giovanni (d. 1529) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Pietro Perugino (Città della Pieve c. 1450-Fontignano 1523) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    St Francis of Assisi (c. 1181-1226)
  • 13.1 x 10.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • 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
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.54 A.II.5