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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Agostino dei Musi (c. 1490-after 1536)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist and two Angels dated 1518

Engraving | 24.9 x 17.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851167

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A print reproducing a composition which has been formerly ascribed to Raphael. Dated and signed with monogram at upper right (see Nagler, I, no.1423). Later state, with the date changed to 1518.

The print shows the Infant Baptist being supported by an angel on the left while reaching for the Christ Child, who is held by His mother; another winged angel with his hands crossed on his chest at right; in an interior with a curtain draped behind them.
  • Creator(s)

    Agostino dei Musi (c. 1490-after 1536) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 24.9 x 17.3 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
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Home economics
        • Furniture & accessories
          • Curtains
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.87 B.XXXV.1