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

Adolphe André Wacquez (b. 1814)

A naked standing youth published 1858

Crayon-manner | 45.6 x 31.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852862

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A facsimile of a drawing generally attributed to Giulio Romano now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.Pl. 481). Lettered with artists' names (and traditional attribution to Raphael). Numbered at upper right: PL. XVII. Published in Choix de dessins de Raphael qui font partie de la collection Wicar à Lille, Paris 1858.

The drawing is a preparatory study for the figure of the Emperor Lothair, painted on the dado beneath the fresco of The Victory at Ostia in the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican. The dado decoration is attributed to Giulio Romano by Vasari.
  • Creator(s)

    Adolphe André Wacquez (b. 1814) (printmaker)

    After a work attributed to Giulio Romano (Rome c. 1499-Mantua 1546) (artist)

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

    Lothair I, Holy Roman Emperor (798-855)
  • 45.6 x 31.7 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza dell'Incendio [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.210 C.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris p.206, no.589