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

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

A study for the head of a Muse c.1853-76

Albumen print | 25.1 x 18.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852500

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A photograph of a drawing catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the collection of Miss Woodburn. The drawing is a copy of an auxiliary cartoon by Raphael for the head of the third standing muse to the right of Apollo in the fresco of Parnassus, painted in c.1510-11 in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican. The original drawing by Raphael is currently in a Private Collection (sold at Christie's, London, 8 December 2009, lot 43); a photograph of it can be found at RCIN 852497.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 25.1 x 18.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Muses
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Greece
          • Mount Parnassus [Greece]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.187 C.I.85