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Louise Charlotte Soyer (active c. 1803)

A sacrifice in the temple of Jupiter published 1803

Etching | 14.0 x 23.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852360

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An etching depicting a sacrifice in the temple of Jupiter. This print reproduces in reverse a drawing by Giulio Romano now in the Louvre, Paris (Inv. No. 3528). This print is lettered with "467" at the upper right corner, the title in French, German and English at the bottom of the print and the identification of Raphael as the painter of the fresco. Signed by the printmaker. This print was published as plate 467 in C.P. Landon, Vie et Œuvre complète de Raphaël Sanzio, 1803. Trimmed within the platemark. Annotated on the verso.

This drawing is a study for the scene depicted in the lunette of the east wall of the loggia of the Giardino Segreto apartment, in Palazzo Te, Mantua. In the fresco (c.1531-4), the scene is extended, conveying a much more airy feeling.
  • Creator(s)

    Louise Charlotte Soyer (active c. 1803) (etcher)

    After Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

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

    Charles Paul Landon (1760-1826) (author)

  • annotation: bottom [verso, centre, in ink]
  • 14.0 x 23.6 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Sacrifice á Jupiter / Opfew deu Jupiteu dargebrachs / Sacrifice to Jupiter

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Sacrifices
          • Classical mythology
            • Jupiter (myth)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Non-Christian religious architecture
            • Temples
      • Decorative motifs
        • Lunettes
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lombardy
            • Mantua [Italy]
              • Palazzo del Te [Mantua]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.174 B.XLIV.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Massari 1993 : Massari, S, 1993. Giulio Romano pinxit et delineavit : Opere grafiche autografe di collaborazione e bottega, Rome pp. 147-148, no.146