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After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The sacrifice of Isaac c. 1857

Albumen print? | RCIN 2864386

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A photograph of a drawing in the Royal Library, Windsor (RCIN 990491) considered a copy after the now almost entirely destroyed fresco 'The sacrifice of Isaac' painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the basamento of the fourth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican.

A copy of this photograph (RCIN 853662) can be found in the prince Consort's Raphael Collection, portfolio 38 (970598)

  • Creator(s)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (artist)

    Isaac (OT)
    Isaac (OT)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    P&W : Popham, A.E. & Wilde, J., 1949. The Italian Drawings of the XV and XVI Centuries in the Collection of His Majesty The King at Windsor Castle, London no.991

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pp.173-194