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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist c.1853-76

Albumen print | 18.9 x 22.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851192

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A photograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1499) currently housed in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.502).

The photograph shows the kneeling Virgin supporting the Christ Child, who sits on a pack saddle with the Infant Baptist leaning on it at right.
  • Creator(s)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 18.9 x 22.2 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Industries, Crafts and Trades
        • Clothing
          • Saddles
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.90 C.VII.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.136, no.12