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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Paul Gleditsch (1793-1872)

The Virgin and Child with St Jerome, being blessed by God the Father with the Dove of the Holy Spirit c.1813-1862

Engraving with etching | 56.3 x 40.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851139

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A print after a painting attributed on plate to Raphael, listed by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of the Academy in Vienna. Proof with some lettering.

Showing the full-length Virgin, seated, holding the naked Christ Child on her lap and turning her head toward St Jerome, who sits at right with clasped hands and an open book on his lap; with the blessing God the Father and the dove of the Holy Spirit above; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Paul Gleditsch (1793-1872) (engraver)

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

    Saint Jerome (c. 347-420)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 56.3 x 40.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    41.5 x 27.1 cm (image)

    53.6 x 38.1 cm (platemark)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.85 B.XVI.1