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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 the Infant Baptist c.1853-76

Albumen print | 19.6 x 15.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850828

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Uffizi, Florence (inv. no.14736F), generally thought to be a copy after a preparatory study by Raphael in the Uffizi (inv. no.539E; see RCIN 850824 for a photograph of it) for his so-called Esterházy Madonna (1507-08) currently in the Szepmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest (inv. no.71; see RCIN 850819 for a photograph of it).

Showing the kneeling Virgin supporting the Christ Child with both hands, who sits on a rock and points at the Infant Baptist, who kneels down on the left.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 19.6 x 15.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • 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.67 A.XXII.10