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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 | 35.5 x 36.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850986

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A photograph of a painting catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the Musée du Louvre, Paris. The painting is an old copy of Raphael's so-called Madonna della Seggiola (c.1514), a circular painting now in the Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence (inv. no.151).

Showing the Virgin seated in a chair, holding the Christ Child on her knees and embracing Him with both arms while looking at the beholder, with the Infant Baptist standing behind at right and looking up with clasped hands.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 35.5 x 36.2 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Seating. Chairs
            • Chairs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.75 A.XXXIV.13