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

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Heads of a muse [from the 'Parnassus'] c.1700-1800

Stipple | 26.9 x 19.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852466

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An anonymous print reproducing the bust of the muse seated to the left of Apollo in the fresco of Parnassus, painted by Raphael in c.1510-11 in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican. Mounted on a backing cardboard by means of two paper strips. Not in Ruland (1876). Annotated in pencil on the front of the backing cardboard.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 26.9 x 19.2 cm (sheet of paper)

    24.0 x 16.5 cm (platemark)

    49.2 x 36.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • CALLIOPE / the first of the Nine Muses who invented the use of / Letters and heroic poetry was represented by Raphael / in his Mount Parnassus

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religions of antiquity
          • Classical mythology
            • Muses
    • 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.185 C.8a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.385, no.F 3.14