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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist, and a study for the blessing Child c.1860-76

Carbon print | 14.5 x 11.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851223

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A photograph of a drawing currently in the collection of the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.200) thought to be a copy after a study by Raphael.

The photograph shows the half-length Virgin holding the Christ Child on her lap with the Infant Baptist standing at right; a study for the blessing Christ Child alone at top right; with numerous pentimenti.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 14.5 x 11.8 cm (sheet of paper)

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

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

    Ruland p.93 C.XXVII.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael in der Albertina 1983 : aus Anlass des 500. Geburtstages des Ku╠łnstlers, Vienna 1983 pp.152-3, no.52