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Raphael was especially esteemed for his Madonna and Child compositions

After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546)

Virgin and Child with St Elizabeth and the Young John the Baptist c.1860-76

Carbon print | 28.9 x 36.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851024

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A photograph of a drawing attributed to Giulio Romano currently in the British Museum, London (inv. no.1895,0915.633). The photographed drawing connects with the so-called Madonna della Gatta, a painting by Giulio Romano now in the Museo e Gallerie di Capodimonte, Naples (inv. no.140). For a photograph of the Madonna della Gatta and further discussion, see RCIN 851022.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

    Saint Elizabeth
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 28.9 x 36.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • 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.78 A.XXXVII.24

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Italian Drawings [...] British Museum: Raphael and his circle: catalogue, 1962 / Philip Pouncey and J.A. Gere, London pp. 78-79, no. 134

    Henry/Joannides 2012 : Late Raphael, 2012. Edited by T. Henry and P. Joannides pp.76-85

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