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

Andrea Procaccini (1671-1734)

Aeneas Rescuing Anchises c.1691-1724

Etching | 28.3 x 14.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852823

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A print reproducing (in reverse) the group of the man saving his father painted in the left foreground of Raphael's fresco of The Fire in the Borgo in the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican. The figures are generally identified as Aeneas rescuing his father Anchises from Troy. Lettered with artists' names along the lower margin. From a series of plates made by Procaccini reproducing details from Raphael's Vatican Stanze.
  • Creator(s)

    Andrea Procaccini (1671-1734) (etcher)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 28.3 x 14.9 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Places
      • Asia
        • Asia Minor
          • Troy
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.208 B.III.6

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 p.55, no.I.4 (entry by Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.409, no.F 15.4