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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Ludwig Grüner (1801-82)

The Virgin and Child with St Peter and St Sebastian published 1828

Etching | 17.8 x 12.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851164

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An outline-etching after a painting attributed on plate to Raphael, then in the possession of Prof. V. Mochetti, Milan. Lettered with production details. Published in F. Longhena, Istoria della vita e delle opere di Raffaello Sanzio, 1829.

The print shows the half-length Virgin supporting the blessing Christ Child who stands on a plynth, flanked by St Peter holding the keys at left and the pierced St Sebastian at right; against a landscape background.
  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (etcher)

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

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (designer)

    Francesco Sonzogno di Gio. Batta : Milan (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Peter
    Saint Sebastian
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 17.8 x 12.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    11.1 x 9.2 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
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.87 B.XXXIII.1