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

Ludwig Grüner (1801-82)

A view of the Logge in the Vatican published 1844

Chromolithograph | 54.8 x 37.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853334

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A chromolithograph by Ludwig Grüner (c.1844) showing the interior of the Raphael Loggia (looking south) painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the Vatican. Lettered with title below image. Published in 'Fresco decorations and stuccoes of churches & palaces in Italy during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, with descriptions by Lewis Gruner', London 1844.

Queen Victoria wrote in her Journal for 20 May 1845: ‘After luncheon, Mr Gruner who directs the decorations in the Cottage, & is a man full of talent, showed us some beautiful designs of interiors of Churches & Palaces in Italy, &c.’ The work, which includes forty-four plates, was dedicated to Prince Albert and the members of the Royal Commission on the Fine Arts. 
  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (lithographer)

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

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (publisher)

  • 54.8 x 37.3 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Innere Ansicht der Gallerie des Zweiten / Stocks im Hofe der Logen // Vûe interieure de la Gallerie du second etage / de la Cour des Loges

  • 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
            • New Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.212 A.II

    Bibliographic reference(s)

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

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008