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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Andrei Denier (1820-92)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist c.1860

Albumen print | 32.7 x 27.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851128

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A photograph of a painting formerly housed in the Imperial Gallery of the Hermitage, St Petersburg, once presumed to be by Raphael.

Showing the full-length Virgin seated on the ground and holding the Christ Child on her lap, with the Infant Baptist kneeling down on the right and presenting the Child with an inscribed scroll; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Andrei Denier (1820-92) (photographer)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 32.7 x 27.1 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1859-60)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • 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.84 B.VIII.1