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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 | 27.7 x 22.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850884

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A photograph of a drawing catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of the late August Grahl (1791-1868), Dresden. The drawing reproduces the composition of Raphael’s so-called Garvagh Madonna (also known as Aldobrandini Madonna) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 744). See RCIN 850881 for a photograph of this painting.

Showing the seated figure of the Virgin holding the Christ Child on her lap, who reaches for the carnation presented by the Infant Baptist who stands on the right.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 27.7 x 22.3 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.70 A.XXVII.7

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 73-76, no. 48