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

Sir Robert Strange (1721-92)

Allegorical figure of Meekness [from the Sala di Costantino] c.1760-65

Engraving with etching | 63.1 x 45.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852956

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A print reproducing, in reverse, the allegorical figure of Meekness, painted next to Pope Clement I to the right of the fresco of The Vision of the Cross, executed by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. The setting has been modified. Dated. Lettered with titles (in Latin and English) and production details.
  • Creator(s)

    Sir Robert Strange (1721-92) (printmaker)

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

  • annotation: 1723-1795. [front, upper centre, in ink]
  • 63.1 x 45.9 cm (sheet of paper)

    50.5 x 35.2 cm (platemark)

  • Comitas. Meekness.

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.238 C.II.5

    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.115, no.VI.1 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.420, no.F 25.3