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

Monogrammist D.L.B.C (16C) [Nagler II, no.288]

Seated woman with three children [Charity] dated 1643

Engraving | 34.2 x 17.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852978

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A print based upon the allegorical figure of Charity, painted by Raphael's workshop to the right of Pope Urban I in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican. Dated and signed with the monograms DBIC (see Nagler, II, no.988) and VDC (see Nagler, V, no.1083). Lettered with attribution of the design to Raphael. A closely corresponding drawing is now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.WA1846.294). See RCIN 852979.
  • Creator(s)

    Monogrammist D.L.B.C (16C) [Nagler II, no.288] (engraver)

    Monogrammist V.P.C (16C) [Nagler V, no.1083] (engraver)

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

  • 34.2 x 17.0 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.IV.10