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

Paolo Fidanza (b. 1731)

Set of heads from 'The Fire in the Borgo' c.1750-85

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A set of eight prints reproducing heads of figures depicted in Raphael's fresco of The Fire in the Borgo, painted in the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican with the collaboration of his workshop artists. All prints are lettered along the bottom margin and numbered at top right. Probably from Tetes choisies de personnages illustres... published by Fidanza in Rome in 1785.

Paolo Fidanza became famous for publishing six volumes of prints of heads after Raphael between 1757 and 1763.
  • Creator(s)

    Paolo Fidanza (b. 1731) (printmaker)

    After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Chemistry
        • Fires
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza dell'Incendio [Vatican Palace]
    • Science, Medicine and Technology
      • Medical sciences
        • Anatomy
          • Heads
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.208 B.III.9-16