The Alba Madonna

Description
Raphael's painting, on which this engraving is based, is known as the Alba Madonna because it was owned for many years by the Spanish dukes of Alba. It is now in the National Gallery of Art, Washington. The copper plate is in the Chalcography at the Louvre.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
engraving
date made
1827
original artist
Raphael
graphic artist
Desnoyers, Auguste Boucher
Physical Description
ink (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements
sheet: 49.6 cm x 36.4 cm; 19 17/32 in x 14 11/32 in
support: 62.1 cm x 52 cm; 24 7/16 in x 20 15/32 in
place made
France
ID Number
1978.0534.12
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.12
subject
Art
Virgin and Child
John the Baptist
Communications
Religion
Marsh Collection
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Marsh Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Marsh Collection

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