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

Cesare Marcucci (19C)

Apollo and Marsyas c.1800-76

Engraving | 46.4 x 36.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852649

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A print reproducing of one of the four rectangular frescoes painted on the vault of the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. State before all letters. With the engraver's name annotated in pencil below image, and blind circular stamp at lower left. The fresco depicts The Punishment of Marsyas (also known as The Flaying of Marsyas).
  • Creator(s)

    Cesare Marcucci (19C) (engraver)

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

  • 46.4 x 36.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    39.3 x 32.0 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Marsyas (myth)
            • Apollo (myth)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Ceiling
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.196 F.VI.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.45, no.VI.29 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)