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

After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Head of a woman c.1853-76

Albumen print | 26.9 x 21.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852503

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A photograph of a drawing now in the Biblioteca Reale, Turin (inv. no.15658). The drawing has been formerly thought to be a study from life made by Raphael in preparation for the head of one of the muses depicted in his fresco of Parnassus in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 26.9 x 21.0 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
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Muses
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.188 C.I.88

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Bertini 1958 : Bertini, A. I disegni italiani della Biblioteca reale di Torino : catalogo, 1958 p.62, no.481