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

William Bambridge (1810-79)

Study for Dante's drapery dated 1863

Photozincograph | 34.9 x 24.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852480

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A photozincograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1510) currently in the Royal Library at Windsor Castle (RCIN 812760v). Lettered with production details.

The drapery study connects with the figure of Dante, standing in the upper left of Raphael's fresco of Parnassus, painted in c.1510-11 in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican. A photograph of the drawing at RCIN 852479.
  • Creator(s)

    William Bambridge (1810-79) (photographer)

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

    Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)
  • 34.9 x 24.4 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Study for the figure of Dante, in the "Parnassus"; by Raphael.

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • People
      • Poets
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Greece
          • Mount Parnassus [Greece]
      • Physiography
        • Mountains
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.186 C.I.65

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.192, no.241r

    Clayton 1999 : Clayton, M. Raphael and his Circle. Drawings from Windsor Castle, London pp.73-6, no.18v