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

Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Apollo holding a lyre, standing in a niche c.1853-76

Albumen print | 16.5 x 7.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852571

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A photograph of a drawing attributed to Adriaen van der Werff now in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RLCIN 990825). The drawing, which Ruland (1876) attributed to Raphael, is a copy after the figure of Apollo decorating the niche on the left in The School of Athens, painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

    After a work attributed to Adriaen van der Werff (Kralingen 1659-Rotterdam 1722) (artist)

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

  • 16.5 x 7.6 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1823-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Apollo (myth)
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Music
        • Musical instruments
          • Lyres
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.192 D.118

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    W&C : White, C. & Crawley, C., 1994. The Dutch and Flemish Drawings at Windsor Castle, Cambridge no. 509