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

Jacob Bonneau (d. 1786)

A female head c.1735-75

Engraving with etching | 23.2 x 17.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853511

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A print stated by Ruland (1876) to reproduce the 'head of the nearest standing female figure' in the fresco The infant Moses found by the river painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the eighth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered with the engraver's signature and attribution of the figure to Raphael. Annotated in person in the bottom right corner: 3d.
  • Creator(s)

    Jacob Bonneau (d. 1786) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    Moses(OT)
  • annotation: 3 <d?> [recto, bottom right, in pencil]
    watermark: A heart, followed by the letters 'SA [indistinguishable]; FIN[?]' [centre, Possibly Sauvade? ]
  • 23.2 x 17.2 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.220 B.XXIX.5