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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes

UGO DA CARPI (C. 1480-1532)

David kills Goliath


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

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)

  • 25.6 x 37.8 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    p.76, no.I.26 (entry by Stefania Massari) (Raphael Invenit 1985 : Bernini Pezzini, G. et al., 1985. Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome)

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