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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 Diotalevi Madonna’] c.1853-76

Salted paper print | 18.5 x 13.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851114

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A photograph of the so-called Diotalevi Madonna, a painting by Raphael (c.1501-02) now in the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin (inv. no.147).

Showing the seated Virgin holding the blessing Christ on her lap, with the Infant Baptist standing on the left with his arms crossed over his chest; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 18.5 x 13.3 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • 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.84 B.I.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2001 : Capellen, JM, 2001. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 1, The Beginning in Umbria and Florence ca.1500-1508 pp.109-12, no.3