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

Paul Chenay (1818-1906)

God the Father c.1838-76

Aquatint with roulette work | 46.2 x 52.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852400

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A facsimile of a cartoon fragment by Raphael (c.1509) currently in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no.3868). The cartoon is for the figure of God the Father in the fresco of the Disputa (The Disputation of the Holy Sacrament), painted by Raphael in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican between 1508 and 1511. Lettered with production details. Stamped with the blind stamp of the 'Chalcographie du Louvre, Musées Imperiaux'.
  • Creator(s)

    Paul Chenay (1818-1906) (printmaker)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 46.2 x 52.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    44.5 x 49.8 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • God (Christianity)
            • God the Father
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Disputa
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.181 B.76

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.189, no.226

    Cordellier/Py 1992 : Raphael : son atelier, ses copistes, 1992 / par Dominique Cordellier et Bernadette Py, Paris (Inventaire general des dessins Italiens ; V / sous la direction de Francoise Viatte) p.123, no.136