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

Agostino dei Musi (c. 1490-after 1536)

A woman with a vase on her head dated 1528

Engraving | 18.1 x 12.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852322

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An engraving depicting a woman carrying a vase upon her head which Bartsch believed to be after a drawing by Raphael. Signed with the printmaker's monogram and dated 1528. Trimmed within the platemark.

Massari (see Bibliographic References) catalogued this print as based on a design by Giulio Romano and noted a similarity with the same figure frescoed in the right foreground of the Fire in the Borgo, Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

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

    After? Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (draughtsman)

  • 18.1 x 12.0 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
      • Construction
        • Structural parts of buildings
          • Columns
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.172 B.XXI.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. 269, no. V.8 (entry written by Stefania Massari)