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

Marco Dente Da Ravenna (1486-1527)

Noah's Sacrifice c.1519-1527

Engraving | 20.3 x 24.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853405

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An engraving after the fresco of Noah's Sacrifice painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the third bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Trimmed to all sides.

Although the engraving is now generally attributed to Marco Dente, in the past attributions to Marcantonio Raimondi and Agostino Veneziano have been made. For further information, see Bibliographic References.
  • Creator(s)

    Marco Dente Da Ravenna (1486-1527) (engraver)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 20.3 x 24.0 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.215 B.XII.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Tauriscus 1819 : Tauriscus, E, 1819. Catalogues des estampes gravees d'apres Rafael, Frankurt p.82, no.10

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 p.72-3, I.6 (entry by Stefania Massari)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.428, G 3.2

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.34

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pl.110, p.150