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

Ludwig Grüner (1801-82)

The Deluge published 1866

Lithograph | 46.8 x 50.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853393

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A lithograph after the fresco of The Deluge painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the third bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican.

Lettered with names of Raphael, Consoni, and Ludwig Gruner below image. Printed by J. Aresti. Stamped with a blind stamp at lower right (possibly the publisher's blind stamp; not in Lugt). Published in Scripture prints from the frescoes of Raphael in the Vatican. Edited by Lewis Gruner. With an introductory preface by the Rev. Charles H.H. Wright, London 1866.

Passavant (see Bibliographic References) noted that the lithographs in this publication, made from drawings by Nicola Consoni (1814-84) of the frescoes, were made 'in the manner of woodcuts'.
  • Creator(s)

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (director)

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

    Nicola Consoni (1814-84) (draughtsman)

    J Aresti (active 19th century) (printer)

  • 46.8 x 50.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    46.2 x 49.3 cm (platemark)

  • GENESIS. C. VII

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1866-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.214 B.X.4

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.32

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pl.108, p.148