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

Nepomuk Strixner (1782-1855)

Jacob asks for Rachel as wife published 1811

Lithograph | 17.2 x 28.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853477

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A facsimile of a drawing in the Graphische Sammlung, Münich (inv. no.2465), catalogued by Ruland (1876) as a 'first pen and ink sketch, with various pentimenti' for the fresco Jacob asks for Rachel as wife painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the sixth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered with the attribution of the drawing to Raphael and the printmaker's name. Published in Christian von Mannlich, Les Oeuvres Lithographiques, 6 vols., Munich 1811-16, vol.1.
  • Creator(s)

    Nepomuk Strixner (1782-1855) (printmaker)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 17.2 x 28.4 cm (sheet of paper)

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

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

    Ruland p.219 B.XXIII.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.429, G.5.3

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 p.213, fig.86