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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.1860-76

Carbon print | 20.2 x 16.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850862

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.199), corresponding in composition with Rapahel's so-called Alba Madonna (c.1509-11), a painting now in the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC (inv. no.1937.1.24; see RCIN 850853.a for a photograph of the painting).

Showing the Virgin seating on the ground and holding the Christ Child on her right leg, who reaches for the cross-staff held by the Infant Baptist who kneels down on the left; in an oval.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 20.2 x 16.9 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.68 A.XXV.9

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael in der Albertina 1983 : aus Anlass des 500. Geburtstages des Ku╠łnstlers, Vienna 1983 pp.166-7, no.58