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

Nicolas Sangiorgi (active 1877)

Pope Damasus I between the allegorical figures, angels and caryatids c.1850-77

Engraving | 71.3 x 48.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852983

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A print reproducing the group of Pope Damasus I enthroned between the allegorical figures of Prudence and Peace, painted by Raphael's workshop to the left of the fresco of The Baptism of Constantine in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican. Proof without lettering. The engraver's name is annotated in pencil at lower right below image.
  • Creator(s)

    Nicolas Sangiorgi (active 1877) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    Pope Damasus I (305-384)
  • annotation: N. Sangiorgi inc. [front, lower right, below image, in pencil]
  • 71.3 x 48.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    57.1 x 40.6 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Philosophy
        • Allegory
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Caryatids & telamons
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.239 C.V.1

    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.116, no.IX.1 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)