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

After a work copying Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534)

A young man and a shepherd c.1520-70

Engraving | 7.2 x 5.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852293

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An anonymous engraving - which is a reversed copy of a print by Marcantonio Raimondi - depicting a young man conversing with an old shepherd. Trimmed within the platemark.

The subject of this print was catalogued by Ruland (1876) as astrological: the old man is holding a stick and gesturing up towards a star in the sky, while the young man is leaning his left hand on a sphere resting upon a socle against which a setsquare and a compass are placed.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534) (engraver)

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

  • 7.2 x 5.1 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Astronomy
        • Stars (Astronomy)
    • People
      • Men
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Communication and transport
        • Transport
          • Navigation
            • Navigation instruments
              • Compasses
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.170 A.VII.1