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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist c.1789-1798

Etching, printed in brown ink | 26.5 x 18.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850806

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A reversed facsimile etching of a drawing attributed on plate to Raphael, then in the collection of Richard Payne Knight. Lettered along the lower margin. Published in C.M. Metz's Imitations of ancient and modern drawings, London 1789 and 1798.
  • Creator(s)

    Conrad Martin Metz (1749-1827) (etcher)

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

  • 26.5 x 18.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    24.9 x 18.2 cm (image)

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

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

    Ruland p.65 A.XIX.11

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 157-263, no. 35