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

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

Diana of Ephesus published 1675

Etching with engraving | 17.6 x 17.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853730

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A print reproducing, with many variations, a detail of the decoration of the pilaster between the fifth and sixth bays of the Loggia, designed by Raphael and executed by his workshop (c.1517-19) in the Vatican. Lettered at the top with text in German. Trimmed from the titlepage of Der Deutschen Akademie, Zweiter Theil (Nuremberg, 1675). Annotated on verso.

The repeating sequence of decoration in the Logge - see Dacos 2008 (Bibliographic References) for more information - is strongly influenced by the antique; Raphael had studied antique sculpture and painting in Rome.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • annotation: 119 [verso, centre, in red ink]
  • 17.6 x 17.0 cm (sheet of paper)

    15.9 x 16.6 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Decorative motifs
        • Grotesques
      • Decorative techniques & surface decoration
        • Floral decorations
          • Garlands
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Zoology
        • Animals
          • Mammals
            • Deer
              • Red deer
                • Stags (male deer)
            • Carnivorous mammals
              • Felines
                • Lions
          • Mythical creatures
            • Unicorns
          • Fish
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.231 B.120

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 pp.27-38

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pp.15-135