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

After Masaccio (1401-28)

The Expulsion from Paradise c. 1861

Chromolithograph | 27.8 x 10.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853383

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A chromolithograph reproducing a fresco of the Expulsion from Paradise by Masaccio (c.1424-7) in the Brancacci Chapel in the Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence. The scene is very similar to the fresco of the Expulsion from Paradise painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the vault of the second bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Published by the Arundel Society; issued by subscription in 1861 as part of a series of chromolithographs, carried out under the direction of Ludwig Grüner, reproducing the fresco cycle of the Brancacci Chapel.
  • Creator(s)

    After Masaccio (1401-28) (designer)

    Mariannecci, Cesari (fl.1850-70) (draughtsman)

    Ludwig Grüner (1801-82) (director)

    Storch and Kramer (litho-printer)

    Arundel Society : London (publisher)

  • 27.8 x 10.2 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1861-76)

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

    Ruland p.214 B.VII.9

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Ledger 1978: T. Ledger, A Study of the Arundel Society, 1848–1897, diss., U. Oxford, 1978 pp.74-94 and 184-187