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After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

A lion attacking a man 1858

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864285

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A photograph reproducing a pen and ink drawing depicting a man fighting with a lion now in the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (inv. no. 34 verso). This drawing is on the verso of a sheet depicting a galley and a landscape (see RCIN 854524 for a photograph of the recto). Annotated on the verso.

For further information see RCIN 852282, a copy of this photograph in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 23 (970582)

  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Attributed to Florence : Alinari (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Carnivorous mammals
              • Felines
                • Lions
    • People
      • Men
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Wind instruments
            • Bagpipes
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Sheep
          • Dogs
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Gallerie dell' Accademia di Venezia : catalogo dei disegni antichi. v. S. Ferino Pagden, Disegni Umbri (1984), pp. 115-116, under no.41 (for the drawing); pp. 13-31 (for the sketchbook)