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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Thomas Schnaitmann (1796-1821)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist dated 1818

Lithograph | 25.5 x 19.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850718

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A lithograph reproducing a drawing by Raphael (c.1505) now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (inv. no.64.47, Rogers Fund, 1984; see also RCIN 850709).

The drawing is closely related to Raphael’s so-called Madonna of the Meadow (1505 or 1506), a painting now in the in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna (inv. no.GG175), for which it is in fact considered to be a preparatory study. See RCIN 850706 for a print reproducing the painting.
  • Creator(s)

    Thomas Schnaitmann (1796-1821) (lithographer)

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

  • 25.5 x 19.9 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.60 A.X.14

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Jacoby/Sonnabend 2012: edited by J. Jacoby and M. Sonnabend, Frankfurt/Main 2012 pp.100-02, no.7

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p. 160, no. 113r

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 214-219, no. 26

  • Place of Production
    Vienna [Austria]