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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

Achille Louis Martinet (1806-77)

The Virgin and Child with two Angels published 25 May 1845

Engraving with etching | 41.2 x 30.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851132

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A print after a painting which, as lettered below the image, was formerly reputed to be by Raphael and then in the possession of Sig. Raffaello Tosoni, Milan. Lettered with production details and title. Stamped with the publisher’s blind stamp (Lugt 3977).

Showing the Virgin seating on the ground under a palm tree and holding the Christ Child on her lap, with two angels at either side; in a landscape.
  • Creator(s)

    Achille Louis Martinet (1806-77) (engraver)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    H. Gache : 58 Rue de la Victoire, Paris (publisher)

    Gambart, E., Junin & Co.: 25 Berners St, Oxford St. (publisher)

    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 41.2 x 30.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    29.9 x 22.1 cm (image)

    39.8 x 29.3 cm (platemark)


  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Virgin & Child
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Christ Child
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Trees
            • Palm trees
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.85 B.XI.1