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

Nicolas Chaperon (1612-c. 1656)

Isaac blesses Jacob published 1649

Etching | 22.7 x 26.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853447

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A print after the fresco Isaac blesses Jacob painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the fifth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Trimmed along all edges. On watermarked paper. Not included in Ruland (1876). This print is from a series which was first issued in Sacrae Historiae Acta a Raphael Urbin in Vaticanis xystis ad picturae miraculum expressa, Rome, 1649.
  • Creator(s)

    Nicolas Chaperon (1612-c. 1656) (etcher)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Isaac (OT)
    Jacob(OT)
  • watermark: Fleur de lys [unidentified] [centre right]
  • 22.7 x 26.2 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.217 B.XIX.1a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 p.87, no.VI.20 (entry by Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodino)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.447, G16.21

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.48

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pl.117, p.158