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

Johann Peter von Langer (1756-1824)

Jacob asks for Rachel as wife c.1776-1814

Etching | 21.5 x 25.3 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853479

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A reproduction of a drawing copying (with variations) 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. Numbered inside the plate: ii. Lettered with the printmaker's name and attribution of the drawing to Poussin. Not in Ruland (1876); according to the annotation in the Royal Collection copy of the catalogue, the drawing was then in the Dusseldorf Collection.
  • Creator(s)

    Johann Peter von Langer (1756-1824) (engraver)

    After a work attributed to Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) (artist)

  • 21.5 x 25.3 cm (sheet of paper)

    17.8 x 25.0 cm (platemark)

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

  • 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.6(add)