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

Nicolas Sangiorgi (active 1877)

Pope Leo I enthroned between allegorical figures and caryatids c.1850-77

Engraving | 71.1 x 47.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852990

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A print reproducing the group of Pope Leo the Great enthroned between the allegorical figures of Purity and Truth, painted to the right of the fresco of The Baptism of Constantine, executed by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican between 1520 and 1524. Lettered with title and production details.
  • Creator(s)

    Nicolas Sangiorgi (active 1877) (engraver)

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

    Filippo Prosperi (19C) (designer)

    Rome : Calcografia Camerale (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Pope Leo I "the Great" (c. 400-461)
  • 71.1 x 47.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    57.2 x 40.5 cm (platemark)

  • PITTURA DI RAFFAELE SANZIO / ESISTENTE NELLE CAMERE VATICANE

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Philosophy
        • Allegory
    • 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.VI.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.117, no.X.1 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)