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

After a work attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Study for the left-hand lower part of the 'Disputa' c.1860-76

Carbon print | 29.2 x 42.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852439

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A photograph of a drawing attributed to Raphael (c.1508-09) now in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.225). The drawing is thought to be a modello for the lower left side of the Disputa (The Disputation of the Holy Sacrament), painted by Raphael in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican between 1508 and 1511.

Copies survive in the Musée du Louvre, Paris (inv. no.3976), Royal Library in Turin (see RCIN 852441) and Uffizi (see RCIN 852442). Ruland (1876) catalogued a very similar drawing as being then in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana in Milan; it is currently untraced and apparently hitherto not discussed in literature (see RCIN 852338).
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 29.2 x 42.8 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • 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-Disputa
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.183 B.113

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.188, no.222

    Cordellier/Py 1992 : Raphael : son atelier, ses copistes, 1992 / par Dominique Cordellier et Bernadette Py, Paris (Inventaire general des dessins Italiens ; V / sous la direction de Francoise Viatte) p.113, no.106