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

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Head of poet [from the 'Parnassus'] c.1650-1750

Etching with engraving | 16.5 x 12.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852471

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An anonymous reversed print reproducing the head of one of the poets depicted in the lower right corner of the fresco of Parnassus, painted by Raphael in c.1510-11 in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican. The print identifies the figure as the ancient Roman poet Publius Ovidius Naso (43 BC-AD 17/18), known as Ovid.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Ovid (43 BC-17 AD)
  • 16.5 x 12.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    8.1 x 7.1 cm (platemark)

  • P. OVIDIUS NASO.

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • People
      • Poets
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Greece
          • Mount Parnassus [Greece]
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Parnassus
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.186 C.I.56