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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes


Study of a group of draped figures in a variety of poses


Albumen print | 20.3 x 33.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852441

A photograph of a drawing now in the Biblioteca Reale, Turin (inv. no.DC. 15751). The drawing bears close resemblance to a sheet currently in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. no.225), of which it seems to be a copy. The Albertina drawing is generally regarded as the modello (by Raphael?) for the lower left side of the Disputa (The Disputation of the Holy Sacrament) painted in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican between 1508 and 1511. Other copies survive in the Louvre (inv. no.3976) and in the Uffizi (see RCIN 852442).
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 20.3 x 33.9 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • 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
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

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

    p.113, no.106 (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))