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

Elisabeth Sophie Le Hay Chéron (1648-1711)

The Farnese Flora c.1670-1709

Etching with engraving | 32.0 x 15.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 854591

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An etching with engraving reproducing a drawing of the so-called Farnese Flora, a colossal statue now in the Archaeological Museum, Naples (inv. 6409). This print is signed by the printmaker with the attribution of the drawing to Raphael. According to the inscription, this drawing was then in the collection of Roger de Piles. Trimmed within the platemark.
  • Creator(s)

    Elisabeth Sophie Le Hay Chéron (1648-1711) (printmaker)

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

  • 32.0 x 15.5 cm (sheet of paper)

  • La Flore Antique

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Botany
        • Systematic botany
          • Flowering plants
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative techniques & surface decoration
        • Floral decorations
          • Garlands
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Statues
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p. 348 B.VI.1