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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes


Studies of hands and feet


Albumen print | 20.1 x 13.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852513

A photograph of a drawing now in the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi, Florence (inv. no.1220E v). The sheet is a compilation of drawings copied from originals by Raphael, all of which are preparatory for the fresco of Parnassus, painted in c.1510-11 in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican. The feet are copied from the recto of a drawing now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. no.Pl 446), while the hand at top centre is taken from the verso of the same (inv. no.Pl 445). The remaining three hands are copied from a study sheet now in the British Museum, London (inv. no. Pp,1.74v). Photographs of the originals can be found at RCINs 852507, 852509 and 852511.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work copying Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 20.1 x 13.5 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    pp.506-07, no.1220E v (Inventario Uffizi. Disegni Esposti II 1987 : Disegni esposti, vol. 2, 1987 / a cura di Annamaria Petrioli Tofani, Florence (Gabinetto disegni e stampe degli Uffizi) )