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

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Sketch for a figure in the 'Disputa', other studies and a fragment of a sonnet c.1750-1850

Etching | 18.8 x 12.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852453

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A facsimile etching of a drawing by Raphael (c.1508-09) currently in the Musée Fabre, Montpellier (inv. no.3184r). Published in Gazette des Beaux Arts.

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 drawing can be found at RCIN 852452.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 18.8 x 12.7 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • 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.126

    Bibliographic reference(s)

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