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Michel Olivier Lebas (1783-1843)

The Birth of the Virgin published 1803

Etching | 13.8 x 18.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851421

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An outline-etching reproducing the composition of the Birth of the Virgin, a fresco executed by Francesco Torbido in the choir of the Duomo of Verona after designs by Giulio Romano, to whom the commission was originally entrusted. The execution of the composition is wrongly attributed on plate to Raphael, and the subject is incorrectly described as the 'birth of the Infant Baptist'. Published in C.P. Landon, Vie et Œuvre complète de Raphaël Sanzio, 1803, plate 223.
  • Creator(s)

    Michel Olivier Lebas (1783-1843) (etcher)

    After Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Saint Anne
  • 13.8 x 18.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    11.1 x 14.5 cm (image)

    18.2 cm (Width) (platemark)

  • La naissance de St. Jean Baptiste. / Die Geburn Johannes's des Wiedertäufern. / St. John the Baptist's birth.

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Birth of the Virgin
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.108 C.V.4