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

Ferdinand Piloty the Elder (1786-1844)

A detail of Moses and Aaron from 'The gathering of manna' published c.1811-16

Lithograph | 18.0 x 12.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853676

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A lithograph by Piloty reproducing a detail from a drawing, once probably in Munich, after the figures of Moses and Aaron for the almost entirely destroyed fresco The gathering of manna painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the basamento of the eighth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered with attribution of the composition to Raphael and signed by the printmaker. Published in Christian von Mannlich, Les Oeuvres Lithographiques, (1811-16), vol. 2, 19

Les Oeuvres Lithographiques reproduced drawings then in the collection of the King of Bavaria.

According to Dacos (see Bibliographic References), the basamento paintings of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican were executed in grisaille and imitated bronze reliefs.
  • Creator(s)

    Ferdinand Piloty the Elder (1786-1844) (lithographer)

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

    Subject(s)
    Moses(OT)
    Aaron(OT)
  • annotation: 187 [verso, top, in ink]
  • 18.0 x 12.8 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.228 B.LX.2

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.431, G 7.5

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.73

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pp.173-194