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

After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The baptism of Christ c.1656-1708

Etching | 34.7 x 47.1 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853636

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An anonymous print after the fresco The baptism of Christ by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the thirteenth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered with attribution of the composition to Raphael and publication details. On watermarked paper.

In this print, the figure on the far left of the fresco and the two flying angels on the right are missing (see RCIN 856634 for a photograph of the original fresco).
  • Creator(s)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Bonnart, N. : rue St Jacques à l'aigle (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Jesus Christ
  • watermark: [unidentifiable] [right]
  • 34.7 x 47.1 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Public Life of Christ
              • Baptism of Christ
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • New Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.226 B.LI.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.112

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pl.149, p.191