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After a work attributed to Stefano della Bella (1610-64)

Figures from Raphael's School of Athens c. 1857

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864430

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A photograph of a drawing by Stefano della Bella now in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 904548). The drawing reproduces a group of figures from the left hand side of Raphael's 'School of Athens', painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 852542) can be found in the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 26 (970585)
  • Creator(s)

    After a work attributed to Stefano della Bella (1610-64) (artist)

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

    Attributed to Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Philosophers
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    B(D) : Blunt, A.F., 1954. The Drawings of G.B. Castiglione and Stefano della Bella in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen at Windsor Castle, London no. 112