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

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

Angels appear to Abraham c.1853-76

Albumen print | 18.7 x 24.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853423

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Albertina, Vienna ( It is catalogued as being an anonymous copy after a preparatory drawing attributed to Raphael (also in the Albertina; for the fresco Angels appear to Abraham painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the fourth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican.

Dacos (2008; see Bibliographic References) attributes this drawing (and the execution of the fresco itself) to Giovanni Francesco Penni.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 18.7 x 24.6 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.216 B.XV.7

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 p.218, pl.156