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After a work attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536)

The Dormition of the Virgin, with her Coronation above c.1853-76

Albumen print | 29.8 x 21.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 851403

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A photograph of a drawing generally attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni now in the British Museum, London (inv. no.1860,0616.84). The drawing has been connected with the Madonna of Monteluce, a painting completed by Giulio Romano and Giovanni Francesco Penni in 1525 partially after designs by Raphael, to whom the commission was originally entrusted in 1503. Some scholars have suggested that the drawing may be a copy by Penni after a lost Raphael study for the painting (Pouncey/Gere 1962), while others support an attribution to Raphael himself (Oberhuber/Gnann 1999). A photograph of the Madonna of Monteluce at RCIN 851401.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536) (artist)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist) [possibly]

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

  • 29.8 x 21.1 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of the Virgin Mary
            • Death of the Virgin Mary
          • Devotional Images of Christ
            • Coronation of the Virgin
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Ecclesiastical & religious architecture
          • Funerary architecture
            • Tombs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.106 A.III.4

    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.55-6, no.68

    Oberhuber/Gnann 1999 : Roma e lo stile classico di Raffaello, 1515-1527 / a cura di Konrad Oberhuber ; catalogo di Achim Gnann, 1999 pp.262-3, no.185