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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes


Solomon and the Queen of Sheba


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

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)

    Dutch (engraver)

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

  • 25.7 x 29.1 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

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

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