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

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Study for an allegorical figure of Theology c.1853-76

Albumen print | 20.5 x 14.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852617

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A photograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1510) now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.WA1846.195r). The drawins is a study for the allegorical figure of Theology, depicted in a roundel on the vault of the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. Apparently the connexion of this drawing with the figure of Theology was first recorded by Ruland. A photograph of the roundel can be found at RCIN 852612.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 20.5 x 14.6 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Ceiling
    • Religion & Theology
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.195 F.I.5

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.194, no.246r