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

The Netherlands

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba c.1600-1700

Engraving with etching | 25.7 x 29.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853619

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A print, with variations, after the fresco Solomon and the Queen of Sheba by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the twelfth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered with attribution of the composition to Raphael and Latin text. Trimmed to plate. Ruland (1876) catalogued this engraving as being by an anonymous Dutch master.
  • Creator(s)

    The Netherlands (engraver)

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

    Solomon (OT)
  • 25.7 x 29.1 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.225 B.XLVII.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.101

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pl.146, p.189