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

Albert Moitessier (1833-89)

Sketch for a figure in the 'Disputa', other studies and fragment of a sonnet c.1860

Albumen print | 18.8 x 12.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852452

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A photograph of the recto of a drawing by Raphael (c.1508-09) currently in the Musée Fabre, Montpellier (inv. no.3184r). The study connects with the figure leaning over a marble balustrade in the lower right corner of the Disputa (The Disputation of the Holy Sacrament), painted by Raphael in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican between 1508 and 1511. A photograph of the verso (featuring further studies for this figure) can be found at RCIN 852454.
  • Creator(s)

    Albert Moitessier (1833-89) (photographer)

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

  • 18.8 x 12.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
        • Poetry
          • Sonnets
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Disputa
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.184 B.125

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.188, no.225r