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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After? Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The Young St John the Baptist c.1853-76

Albumen print | 13.5 x 8.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851016

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (inv. no.21551r), generally ascribed to Raphael or Giulio Romano. The drawing is related to the figure of the Young John the Baptist in the so-called La Perla, a painting now in the Museo del Prado, Madrid (inv. no.301) generally attributed to Giulio Romano (c.1518-19) possibly after a design by Raphael. A photograph of the La Perla can be found at RCIN 851004.

Showing the full-length standing figure of a naked child, turned to the right.
  • Creator(s)

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

    After? Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

  • 13.5 x 8.0 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.77 A.XXXVII.16

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Capellen 2005 : Capellen, JM, 2005. Raphael : the paintings. Volume 2, The Roman Religious Paintings ca.1508-1520 pp. 183-189, no. 64