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Another section rich in sixteenth-century prints after Raphael's designs

Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534)

A seated woman c.1510-30

Engraving | 11.2 x 7.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852330

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An engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi depicting a seated woman, which is often referred to as La Meditation. Bartsch catalogued this print as after a drawing by Raphael. Annotated on the verso. Trimmed within the platemark.

Some scholars have dated the drawing to the time of the Stanza di Eliodoro (c.1511-14), while others relate it to the "intimate subjects" executed by Raphael c.1512-13 (see Bibliographic References).
  • Creator(s)

    Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534) (engraver)

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

  • annotation: illegible [verso, top centre, in ink]
  • 11.2 x 7.5 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.172 B.XXIII.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 p.262, no. III.1 (entry written by Stefania Massari)