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

Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68)

Head of a bishop [from 'The Disputa'] c.1853-76

Albumen print | 24.0 x 18.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852386

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A photograph of a drawing by Carlo Maratti currently in the Royal Library, Windsor Castle (RCIN 904249). The drawing reproduces the head and shoulders of a bishop standing on the left of the altar in the fresco of the Disputa (The Disputation of the Holy Sacrament), painted by Raphael around 1508-09 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

    Charles Thurston Thompson (1816-68) (photographer)

    After Carlo Maratti (1625-1713) (artist)

  • 24.0 x 18.2 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
          • Christian church in general
            • Church government. Ecclesiastical organization
              • Clergy
                • Bishops
    • 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.180 B.36

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    B(R) : Blunt, A.F. & Cooke, H.L., 1960. The Roman Drawings of the XVII and XVIII Centuries in the Collection of Her Majesty The Queen at Windsor Castle, London no. 407