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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes


A decorative panel with narrative scene at centre


Engraving | 70.2 x 40.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852800

A print said to reproduce one of the decorative panels frescoed in the window embrasures of Raphael's Stanze in the Vatican. According to the lettering below image, this panel was painted below the fresco of 'The Liberation of St Peter' in the Stanza di Eliodoro. Lettered with artists' names, and with scale. With the blind stamp of the Calcografia Regia di Roma (Lugt 2144). Annotated in pencil on the back. Not in Ruland (1876).

The print reproduces a panel decorated with a central narrative scene surrounded by grotesques, mythological creatures, animals and human figures.
  • Creator(s)

    F Mochetti (19C) (engraver)

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

    Luigi Catufi (1831-77) (designer)

    Rome : Reale Calcografia (publisher)

  • Pf. 28. VI. (14)

    Insert page 206: / 14. Engraving by F. Mochetti of part of the ornamentation / of the window opening.

  • 70.2 x 40.0 cm (sheet of paper)

    53.3 x 26.7 cm (platemark)

  • ORNAMENTO DELLE CAMERE DI RAFFAELLE AL VATICANO / nei piedritti della finestra sotto l'Affresco rappresentante il Carcere di S. Pietro.

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Subject(s)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative motifs
        • Grotesques
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza d'Eliodoro [Vatican Palace]