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

Stefano Mulinari (1741-90)

Moses closing the waters of the Red Sea on Pharaoh's army c.1761-80

Etching and lavis | 25.3 x 43.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852794

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A facsimile of a drawing now in the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence. Lettered with artists' names. Numbered at top right: XXII.

This composition is generally thought to have been frescoed in monochrome on a window-embrasure in the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican. A similar drawing is in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 905432). The composition corresponds in reverse with an engraving by Pietro Santi Bartoli; see RCIN 852792.
  • Creator(s)

    Stefano Mulinari (1741-90) (printmaker)

    After a work previously attributed to Polidoro da Caravaggio (c.1499-c.1543) (artist)

  • 25.3 x 43.9 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza d'Eliodoro [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.206 H.8

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    P&W : Popham, A.E. & Wilde, J., 1949. The Italian Drawings of the XV and XVI Centuries in the Collection of His Majesty The King at Windsor Castle, London p.318, under no.814