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

Alexandre Chaponnier (1753-1830)

Head of Alcibiades [from 'The School of Athens'] c.1773-95

Stipple | 46.5 x 34.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852574

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A stipple reproducing the head of the armoured figure in profile to right generally identified as Alcibiades, standing in front of Socrates at the top left of the stairs in Raphael's School of Athens, painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. Lettered with title and production details.
  • Creator(s)

    Alexandre Chaponnier (1753-1830) (printmaker)

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

    Girard : Quay des Augustins, Nr 25 Maison du Citoyen Voland Libraire, Paris (publisher)

    Alcibiades (c. 450-404 BC)
  • 46.5 x 34.0 cm (sheet of paper)


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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-School of Athens
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.193 D.121