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

Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480-1532)

Jacob's dream c.1510-1520

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks | 21.9 x 27.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853465

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A chiaroscuro woodcut after a drawing in the British Museum (BM.inv.no.1860,0616.82), considered the modello for the fresco of Jacob's dream painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the sixth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered lower right 'RA.V'.

This woodcut was made by Ugo da Carpi from the modello drawing, attributed to Giovanfrancesco Penni, for the fresco. See RCIN 853461 for a photograph of the drawing.
  • Creator(s)

    Ugo da Carpi (c. 1480-1532) (wood cutter)

    After a work attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Jacob(OT)
  • 21.9 x 27.5 cm (sheet of paper)

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

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

    Ruland p.218 B.XXI.8

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Italian Drawings [...] British Museum: Raphael and his circle: catalogue, 1962 / Philip Pouncey and J.A. Gere, London no.65

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 p.220, fig.93