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Frederick Christian Lewis (1779-1856)

Study of a male head published 1 May 1818

Crayon-manner with etching | 36.3 x 28.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851366

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A print after a drawing by Raphael formerly in the collection of J. Malcolm, Esq., and now in the British Museum, London (inv. no.1895,0915.610). Lettered with production details. Published in W.Y. Ottley's Italian School of Design, London 1823. A photograph of the original drawing at RCIN 851365.

The drawing is a study of the head of St Thomas in the Coronation of the Virgin, the main panel of the 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)

    Frederick Christian Lewis (1779-1856) (etcher)

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

    Ottley, W.Y.: Kensington (publisher)

    Saint Thomas
  • 36.3 x 28.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    28.5 x 21.4 cm (image)

    34.8 x 26.2 cm (platemark)


  • 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.18

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Catalogue of the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. v. P. Pouncey and J.A.Gere, Raphael and His Circle (1962); pp.5-6, no.5

    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.45

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.145, no.50