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

J Vivares (active c. 1812)

A combat of nude men dated 1 May 1812

Lithograph | 47.2 x 34.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852576

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A facsimile of a drawing by Raphael (c.1509) now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.552r). Lettered with title and production details. Published in W.Y. Ottley's Italian School of Design, London 1823.

The drawing is a preparatory study for the bas-relief in grisaille under the statue of Apollo on the left side of Raphael's School of Athens, painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

    J Vivares (active c. 1812) (printmaker)

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

    Ottley, W.Y.: 43 Frith Street, Soho (publisher)

  • 47.2 x 34.2 cm (sheet of paper)

    39.8 x 30.0 cm (image)

  • A Study for the Basso-relievo on the pedestal of the Statue of Apollo in the celebrated Freco of the School of Athens.

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Plastic arts
        • Sculpture
          • Reliefs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.193 D.123

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.190, no.233r