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

After a work attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536)

The adoration of the kings c.1853-76

Albumen print | 20.7 x 31.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853631

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A photograph of a drawing in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.WA1846.287) which is attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni and considered preparatory for the fresco The adoration of the kings painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the thirteenth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican.

This drawing was previously in the collection of Sir Thomas Lawrence.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work attributed to Giovanni Francesco Penni (1496-c. 1536) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Blessed Virgin Mary
  • annotation: [illegible] / Bottom [Verso, in ink]
  • 20.7 x 31.2 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Infancy of Christ
              • Adoration of the Magi
              • Christ Child
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • New Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.225 B.L.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 p.225, fig.102