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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Girolamo Scotto (c. 1787-1878)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist and a haloed Child [‘The Terranuova Madonna’] 1848

Engraving with etching | 56.9 x 47.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850661

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An engraving after the Terranuova Madonna by Raphael (c.1504-05; Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, inv. no.247A). Lettered with the title, production details and date. See RCIN 850660 for a photograph of the painting.

Showing the Virgin seated in front of a parapet and the naked Christ Child lying across her lap with an inscribed scroll also held by the Infant Baptist on the left; on the right is a yet unidentified haloed standing infant.
  • Creator(s)

    Girolamo Scotto (c. 1787-1878) (engraver)

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

    Girolamo Scotto (c. 1787-1878) (designer)

    Maria II, Queen of Portugal and the Algarves (1819-53) (dedicatee)

  • 56.9 x 47.2 cm (sheet of paper)

    39.1 x 37.3 cm (image)

    55.9 x 45.8 cm (platemark)


  • 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
              • Virgin & Child with Saints
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.55 A.V.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp.188-191, no. 19

  • Place of Production
    Florence [Italy]