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

A study of a galley 1858

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864279

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A photograph of a drawing depicting a study of a galley now in the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (inv. no. 31 verso). This drawing is on the verso of a sheet depicting the lower half of a nude man  (see RCIN 854286 for a photograph of the recto). 

For further information see RCIN 854533, a copy of this photograph in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 49 (970609)

  • 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
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Vessels (marine)
          • Ships
            • Sails (ships)
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Gallerie dell' Accademia di Venezia : catalogo dei disegni antichi. v. S. Ferino Pagden, Disegni Umbri (1984), pp. 111-112, no. 39 (for the drawing); pp. 13-31 (for the sketchbook)