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

Nicolas Chaperon (1612-c. 1656)

Moses and the burning bush published 1649

Etching | 22.6 x 27.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853518

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A print after the fresco Moses and the burning bush painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the eight bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Trimmed within platemark. On watermarked paper. Remants of blue paper backing adhered to the verso. 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)
    Moses(OT)
  • annotation: No 30) ; 03 [pencil, written over in red pencil:] 31 ; Raphael / Chaperon fr. / d [verso, along the bottom, pencil]
    watermark: fleur de lys in a circle [right]
  • 22.6 x 27.2 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
          • God (Christianity)
            • God the Father
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.221 B.XXX.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.88, no.VI.31 (entry by Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodino)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.447, G16.32

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.70

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pl.128, p.170