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

Attributed to Agostino dei Musi (c. 1490-after 1536)

A woman with a vase c.1518-30

Engraving | 21.6 x 15.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852319

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An engraving depicting a woman touching a vase and leaning against a pedestal which was attributed by Bartsch to Agostino Veneziano after Raphael. Trimmed within the platemark. Annotated on the verso.

The British Museum holds another impression of the same print and noted that a related drawing in reverse is in the Louvre (inv. no. 3585 recto). Probably based on a model by Raphael or Giulio Romano, this drawing is one of the few surviving by Agostino Veneziano. According to the online catalogue of the Louvre (see Bibliographic References), this drawing dates from around 1518 in comparison with a study for the figure of San Luke preparatory to the series of four evangelists engraved in this year by Agostino Veneziano in Marcantonio Raimondi's studio in Rome. The Louvre catalogued the drawing as a preparatory study for the engraving at RCIN 852319. The leaning figure derives from a figure in the bas relief of a Roman sarcophagus with Mars and Rhea Silvia in Palazzo Mattei, Rome.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Agostino dei Musi (c. 1490-after 1536) (engraver)

    After Agostino dei Musi (c. 1490-after 1536) (draughtsman)

    Associated with Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (draughtsman)

  • annotation: 474 (?) [verso, centre, in ink]
  • 21.6 x 15.1 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Engineering & Technology
        • Packaging
          • Containers
            • Vessels (containers)
              • Vases
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Pedestals
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.172 B.XIX.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Cordellier/Py 1992 : Raphael : son atelier, ses copistes, 1992 / par Dominique Cordellier et Bernadette Py, Paris (Inventaire general des dessins Italiens ; V / sous la direction de Francoise Viatte) pp. 633-635, no 1045