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

Carlo Pestrini (b. 1780)

Allegorical figure of Fortitude [from the Sala di Costantino] c.1800-1860

Engraving with etching | 55.1 x 40.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852997

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A print reproducing the allegorical figure of Fortitude, painted by Raphael's workshop to the left of a niched pope (Felix III or Gregory VII?) in the Stanza di Costantino in the Vatican. The setting has been modified. Lettered with artists' names and dedication to Bianca Milesi. Stamped with the blind stamp of the Calcografia di Roma (Lugt 426e).
  • Creator(s)

    Carlo Pestrini (b. 1780) (printmaker)

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

    Michele Kech (19C) (designer)

    Bianca Milesi (1790-1849) (dedicatee)

    Carlo Pestrini (b. 1780) (dedicator)

  • 55.1 x 40.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    49.2 x 35.0 cm (platemark)

  • LA FORTEZZA

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Philosophy
        • Allegory
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.239 C.VII.2

    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.117, no.XI.1 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)