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

Alphonse-Alexandre Leroy (1820-1902)

Study of an angel holding a tablet published 1858

Crayon manner | 36.2 x 26.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852619

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A facsimile of a drawing by Raphael (c.1510) now in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Lille (inv. Pl.433). Lettered with artists' names below image. Numbered in the upper right corner. Published in Choix de dessins de Raphael qui font partie de la collection Wicar à Lille, Paris 1858, pl. IV.

The drawing reproduced in this print is a study for the angel to the right of the allegorical figure of Theology, depicted in a roundel on the vault of the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. A photograph of the roundel can be found at RCIN 852612.
  • Creator(s)

    Alphonse-Alexandre Leroy (1820-1902) (printmaker)

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

  • 36.2 x 26.1 cm (sheet of paper)

    32.2 x 21.5 cm (platemark)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Ceiling
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.195 F.I.7

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Hattori 2007: Hattori, C, D'après les maîtres: Léonard de Vinci, Raphael, Watteau, Goya, Courbet...La gravure d'interprétation d'Alphonse Leroy (1820-1902) à Omer Bouchery (1882-1962), Lille, 2007 no.3b

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.194, no.247

    Brejon de Lavergnée 1997 : Brejon de Lavergnée, B, 1997. Catalogue des dessins Italiens. Collections du Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Paris p.187, no.536