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Alphonse-Alexandre Leroy (1820-1902)

Head and hands of a male figure published 1858

Crayon-manner, on tinted paper | 28.4 x 21.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851362

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A print after a drawing by Raphael (c.1502-03) formerly in the Wicar Museum, Lille and now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.Pl 440). Published in Choix de dessins de Raphael qui font partie de la collection Wicar à Lille, Paris 1858, plate VIII.

The drawing is a study for the figure of St Thomas, looking upwards and holding the girdle, in the Coronation of the Virgin, the main panel of the so-called Oddi Altarpiece (or Pala Oddi) executed by Raphael in c.1502-03 and now in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City (inv. no.334). Photographs of the Coronation of the Virgin at RCINs 851349, 851350, 851351.
  • Creator(s)

    Alphonse-Alexandre Leroy (1820-1902) (artist)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Thomas
  • 28.4 x 21.2 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.104 A.I.14

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Hattori 2007: Hattori, C, D'après les maîtres: Léonard de Vinci, Raphael, Watteau, Goya, Courbet...La gravure d'interprétation d'Alphonse Leroy (1820-1902) à Omer Bouchery (1882-1962), Lille, 2007 no.4a

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.144, no.47r

    Knab/Mitsch/Oberhuber 1983 : Raffaello. I disegni 1983 : I disegni. (Catalogo dei Disegni a cura di Oberhuber, Ferino Pagden, Huber), Florence 1983 p.586, no.47

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris pp.178-9, no.514r