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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist [‘The Esterházy Madonna’] c.1853-76

Albumen print | 24.7 x 19.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850819

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A photograph of the so-called Esterházy Madonna, a painting by Raphael (1507-08) now in the Szepmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest (inv. no.71). When catalogued by Ruland (1876), the painting was then in the Gallery of Prince Esterházy, Budapest.

Showing the kneeling Virgin supporting the Christ Child with both hands, who sits on a rock and points at the Infant Baptist, who kneels down on the left; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 24.7 x 19.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • 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.66 A.XXII.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp. 254-257, no. 34