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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child with St Anne c.1860-76

Carbon print | 16.6 x 13.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851224

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A photograph of a drawing currently in the collection of the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.201). The drawing, previously attributed to Raphael, is now thought to be a copy after a study by the master.

The photograph shows the Christ Child looking at His mother, while being supported by her with both hands, with St Anne sitting at left.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Saint Anne
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 16.6 x 13.6 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.93 C.XXVIII.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael in der Albertina 1983 : aus Anlass des 500. Geburtstages des Ku╠łnstlers, Vienna 1983 pp.150-51, no.51