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The frescoes in the Vatican Palace commissioned by Popes Julius II and Leo X

Gérard Audran : Rue St Jacques, Paris (Gérard Audran (1640-1703))

A caryatid leaning on an oar which she is holding with both hands c.1660-93

Etching | 43.0 x 21.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852782

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A print reproducing one of the caryatids designed by Raphael and painted on the dado below the fresco of The Meeting between Leo the Great and Attila in the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican. This caryatid is generally interpreted as representing Marine. Lettered with artists' names at lower left. Numbered at tope left: 8. Published in Diverses Figures Hieroglyphiques Peinte par Raphael d'Urbin dans une des salles du Vatican à Rome, a series of 13 plates reproducing figures painted on the dado in the Stanza di Eliodoro.
  • Creator(s)

    Gérard Audran : Rue St Jacques, Paris (Gérard Audran (1640-1703)) (publisher)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 43.0 x 21.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    41.4 x 19.3 cm (platemark)


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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Caryatids & telamons
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Communication and transport
        • Transport
          • Navigation
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza d'Eliodoro [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.205 G.30

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 pp.52-3, VI.8 (entry by Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò)