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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.1518-20

Chiaroscuro woodcut | 27.3 x 39.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853593

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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 and the printmaker's name in a fictive frame surrounding the image. Trimmed to frame. On watermarked paper. Second state; a rare early impression.

See RCIN 853592 for an impression of the third state of this woodcut.
  • Creator(s)

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

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

    David (OT)
  • watermark: [unidentifiable] [left, in ink]
  • 27.3 x 39.7 cm (sheet of paper)

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

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

    Ruland p.224 B.XLII.7

    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