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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 of a man carrying a bench c.1853-76

Albumen print | 18.6 x 9.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852814

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A photograph of a drawing attributed to Raphael (c.1516) now in the Musée Condé, Chantilly (inv. no.57(48 bis)). The drawing is a preparatory study for the man carrying a bench in the left foreground of the fresco of The Coronation of Charlemagne, painted in the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican in c.1516-17. The authorship of the drawing is subject of much debate. For further discussion, see Bibliographic References.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 18.6 x 9.4 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.208 B.II.8

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.227, no.373

    Peronnet 1997 : Peronnet, B, 1997. Dessins italiens du Musee Conde a Chantilly II. Raphael et son cercle, Paris pp.54-6, no.7