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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)

God appears to Isaac c.1853-76

Albumen print | 18.9 x 25.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853438

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Albertina, Vienna (, described as being a copy after a design by Giovanfrancesco Penni for the fresco God appears to Isaac painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the fifth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. The design of which the drawing in this photograph is a copy is now in the Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart ( 96/4478), where it is considered to be an autograph work by Raphael.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Isaac (OT)
  • 18.9 x 25.7 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

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

    Ruland p.217 B.XVII.6

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 No.II.1, pl.13

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 p.219, pl.157