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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes


A pope flanked by the personification of Fortitude and angels


Albumen print | 27.9 x 19.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852999

A photograph of a drawing by Carlo Maratti now in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 904229). The drawing is after the group of a niched pope (Felix III or Gregory VII?) surrounded by angels and accompanied by the allegorical figure of Fortitude, painted by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

    After Carlo Maratti (1625-1713) (artist)

    After a work copying The Workshop of Raphael (artist)

  • 27.9 x 19.4 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    p.65, no.429 (B(R) : Blunt, A.F. & Cooke, H.L., 1960. The Roman Drawings of the XVII and XVIII Centuries in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen at Windsor Castle, London)