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

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

God the Father in a flaming cloud, attended by angels c.1853-76

Albumen print | 28.1 x 40.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852766

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.WA1846.138), connected with the composition of Moses before the Burning Bush, designed by Raphael and painted in the vault of the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican. The authorship of the drawing (currently attributed to Raphael, but formerly ascribed to Peruzzi) is subject of much debate. For further discussion, see Bibliographic References. See RCIN 854564 for a photograph of the verso.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 28.1 x 40.6 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • God (Christianity)
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Earth sciences
        • Meteorology
          • Clouds
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.205 F.IV.5

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.219, no.343r