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


Study of figures of five monks c.1790-1870

Lithograph | 37.2 x 22.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852604

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A facsimile of a drawing by Raphael (c.1511) now in the Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main (inv. no.382). Ruland (1876) catalogued this print as by Bucher.

The drawing reproduced here is a study for the group of monks on the right-hand side of the fresco of The Presentation of the Decretals, painted to the right of the window on the south wall in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican, which is also known as Jurisprudence Wall.
  • Creator(s)

    Bucher (printmaker)

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

  • 37.2 x 22.4 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Religious orders
          • Monks
    • Social sciences
      • Law
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Jurisprudence wall
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.194 E.III.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.196, no.256

    Jacoby/Sonnabend 2012: edited by J. Jacoby and M. Sonnabend, Frankfurt/Main 2012 pp.157-8, no.23