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

Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534)

David kills Goliath c.1520-1525

Engraving | 26.7 x 39.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853590

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An engraving by Marcantonio Raimondi after the fresco David kills Goliath painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the eleventh bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Signed with Raimondi's monogramme (Nagler 1558) in the bottom right corner. Trimmed almost to image. On watermarked paper. Second state.

See RCIN 853591 for a copy of this print by Ètienne Delaune.
  • Creator(s)

    Marcantonio Raimondi (c. 1480-1534) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    David (OT)
  • watermark: [fleur de lys]? [left]
  • 26.7 x 39.6 cm (sheet of paper)

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

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

    Ruland p.224 B.XLII.4

    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.75, no.I.24 (entry by Stefania Massari)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.432, G10.1

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.92

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pl.140, p.183