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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 holding a Lamb c.1860-76

Carbon print | 15.9 x 12.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851221

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A photograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1506-07) currently in the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence (inv. no.515E).

The photograph shows the full-length Virgin supporting the Christ Child on her knees, who reaches for the lamb held by the Infant Baptist, who stands at right.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 15.9 x 12.9 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Sheep
            • Lambs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.93 C.XXV.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.174, no.170

    Ferino Pagden 1984 : Ferino Pagden, S. , 1984, in Raffaello a Firenze. Dipinti e disegni delle collezioni fiorentine, Milan pp.355-6, no.43

    Inventario Uffizi. Disegni Esposti I 1986 : Disegni esposti ; v. 1, 1986 / a cura di Annamaria Petrioli Tofani, Florence (Gabinetto disegni e stampe degli Uffizi) p.231, no.515E