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The Alba Madonna

The Alba Madonna

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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
place made
France
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
ID Number
1978.0534.12
accession number
1978.0534
catalog number
1978.0534.12
Credit Line
Marsh Collection
subject
Virgin and Child
John the Baptist
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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