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

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

Moses kneeling down covering his eyes with his hands c.1853-76

Albumen print | 15.5 x 15.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852767

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A photograph of a cartoon fragment now in the Museo Capodimonte, Naples (inv. no.86653). The fragment has often been described as from the original cartoon for the ceiling painting of Moses before the Burning Bush, designed by Raphael and painted in the vault of the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 15.5 x 15.0 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

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

    Ruland p.205 F.IV.6

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Knab/Mitsch/Oberhuber 1983 : Raffaello. I disegni 1983 : I disegni. (Catalogo dei Disegni a cura di Oberhuber, Ferino Pagden, Huber), Florence 1983 p.627, no.488

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.219, no.344