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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Jacob Matham (1571-1631)

The Virgin and Child with St Anne c.1591-1621

Engraving | 36.4 x 29.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851148

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A print after a painting formerly attributed to Raphael. According to Ruland (1876), the painting was presented to King Charles II by the States-General, but has been lost sight of. Trimmed along all edges. Not in Bartsch.

Showing the half-length Virgin, seated behind a balustrade, holding the Christ Child with both hands, with St anne standing behind them at left; against a black background
  • Creator(s)

    Jacob Matham (1571-1631) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    Saint Anne
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 36.4 x 29.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    36.0 x 28.9 cm (image)

  • 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.86 B.XXV.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Tauriscus 1819 : Tauriscus, E, 1819. Catalogues des estampes gravees d'apres Rafael, Frankurt p.173, no.46a