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Raphael's drawings, as well as those attributed to him in the 19th century

After a work by the circle of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

A group of figures from the antique c.1853-1876

Albumen print | 26.6 x 41.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 854571

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A photograph of a drawing depicting various figures from the antique now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no. WA1846.256  recto). See RCIN 854572 for a photograph of the verso. Annotated on the verso.

Parker (see Bibliographic References), transcribing the inscription written on the mount of the drawing by Jonathan Richardson the Younger which refers to a double sided drawing now in Louvre (see RCINs 854569 and 854570 for photographs of recto and verso), affirms that "the present version, much superior to the other, is certainly original of Raphael's time". Suggesting that the motifs here depicted were borrowed from imperial Roman coins (while Ruland (1876) believed the source to be a bas-relief), he also noted that the seated figure at the far right does not appear in the drawing now in the Louvre.

  • Creator(s)

    After a work by the circle of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (draughtsman)

  • annotation: Top [verso, centre, in ink]
  • 26.6 x 41.8 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Mercury (mythology)
            • Cupid
        • Christianity
          • Last things. Eschatology (Christianity)
            • Hell. Eternal punishment. Eternal damnation. The damned
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Numismatics
          • Coins
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Woodwind instruments
            • Flutes
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Agriculture and related techniques
        • Animal husbandry
          • Goats
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland pp. 346-347 A.XII.3