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After Pietro Perugino (Città della Pieve c. 1450-Fontignano 1523)

Apollo and Marsyas 1858

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864291

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice (inv. no.198). The drawing was formerly attributed to Raphael, but is now unanimously considered as a preparatory study by Perugino for his painting of 'Apollo and Marsyas' currently in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no.RF 370). Photographs of the painting at RCINs 851655, 851656.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 851657) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 17 (970576)

  • Creator(s)

    After Pietro Perugino (Città della Pieve c. 1450-Fontignano 1523) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Attributed to Florence : Alinari (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Apollo (myth)
            • Marsyas (myth)
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
        • Fiction
          • Tales & legends
            • Myths
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Woodwind instruments
            • Flutes
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    Gallerie dell' Accademia di Venezia : catalogo dei disegni antichi. v. S. Ferino Pagden, Disegni Umbri; pp.142-3, no.142

    Chapman/Plazzotta/Henry 2004 : Chapman, H, Plazzotta, C, Henry, T. Raphael. From Urbino to Rome. London, 2004 p.80, under no.7 (entry by Tom Henry)