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

Louis-Félix Butavand (1808-53)

Study for a caryatid dated 1849

Crayon-manner | 35.6 x 23.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852774

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A facsimile of a drawing now in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no.3877). Lettered with artists' names and date. Stamped with the blind stamp of the Chalcographie du Louvre, Musées Nationaux (variant of Lugt 1695).

The drawing is a study by Raphael (or one of his pupils) for the caryatid at far right under the fresco of The Liberation of St Peter in the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

    Louis-Félix Butavand (1808-53) (printmaker)

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

  • 35.6 x 23.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    10.4 x 8.1 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Architectural design
          • Architectural decoration & motifs
            • Caryatids & telamons
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza d'Eliodoro [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.205 G.23