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

Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

A young man [from 'The School of Athens'] c.1853-76

Albumen print | 21.5 x 20.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852541

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A photograph of a drawing by Carlo Maratti now in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 904258). The drawing reproduces the head and shoulders of the young man resting his head on his right arm, standing to the left of Socrates at the top of the stairs in Raphael's School of Athens, painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

    After Carlo Maratti (1625-1713) (artist)

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

  • 21.5 x 20.1 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-School of Athens
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.190 D.81

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    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 no. 398