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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Gustav Leybold (b. 1794)

The Virgin and Child with the Infant Baptist [‘The Esterházy Madonna’] dated 1839

Etching and engraving | RCIN 850820

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An engraving after the the so-called Esterházy Madonna, a painting by Raphael (1507-08) then in the Gallery of the Prince Esterházy, Vienna. The painting is now in the Szepmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest (inv. no.71). Lettered with production details.

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)

    Gustav Leybold (b. 1794) (engraver)

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

    Gustav Leybold (b. 1794) (designer)

    Vienna : A Perlasca (printer)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 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
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.66 A.XXII.2

    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