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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 Garvagh Madonna’] c.1853-76

Albumen print | 40.3 x 33.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 850880

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A photograph of the so-called Garvagh Madonna (also known as Aldobrandini Madonna), a painting by Raphael (c.1509-10) now in the National Gallery, London (inv. no.NG 744).

Showing the seated figure of the Virgin holding the Christ Child on her lap, who reaches for the carnation presented by the Infant Baptist who stands on the right; in an interior with view on landscape.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 40.3 x 33.4 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.69 A.XXVII.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 73-76, no. 48