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Designs by Raphael for sculptural works, silverware, medals and other objects

Associated with Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

A bust of a young girl c.1853-1876

Albumen print | RCIN 854258

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Two photographs of a wax model of the bust of a young girl now in the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no. Pl.1).

Several hypotheses about the origin of the bust have been proposed, without reaching a consensus: some researchers attributed it to an Italian sculptor of the Renaissance, while more recently it has been proposed that it was executed in the seventeenth or eighteenth century, The names of Domenico del Barbiere, a Florentine sculptor and Orsino Benintendi, a wax sculptor of the fifteenth century, have also been considered.

  • Creator(s)

    Associated with Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Busts
    • People
      • Girls
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p. 309 B.III.1-2