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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 the figure of Virgil c.1853-76

Albumen print | 32.1 x 21.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852496

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A photograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1510) now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.inv. no.WA1846.182v). The drapery study is for the figure of Virgil, standing a little behind Homer to the left of the central group in Raphael's fresco of Parnassus, painted in c.1510-11 in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

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

    Subject(s)
    Virgil (70-19 BC)
  • 32.1 x 21.7 cm (sheet of paper)

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

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

    Ruland p.187 C.I.81

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.192, no.238r