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

Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480-1532)

David kills Goliath c.1518-1520

Chiaroscuro woodcut | 25.6 x 37.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853592

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A chiaroscuro woodcut by Ugo da Carpi said by Bartsch to be after a drawing by Raphael for the fresco David kills Goliath which was, painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the eleventh bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered with attribution of composition to Raphael along the bottom. Trimmed within block on two sides. Third state.

See RCIN 853593 for an impression of the second state of this woodcut.
  • Creator(s)

    Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480-1532) (printmaker)

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

    Subject(s)
    David (OT)
  • 25.6 x 37.8 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.6

    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.76, no.I.26 (entry by Stefania Massari)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.432, G10.2