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

Attributed to Marco Dente Da Ravenna (1486-1527)

The Fire in the Borgo c.1515-20

Engraving | 42.3 x 56.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852819

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An engraving generally attributed to Marco Dente, reproducing (in reverse) the composition of Raphael's fresco of The Fire in the Borgo, painted in the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican in 1514. With inscription in Latin lettered on the second step at lower left. First state. The arched format of the fresco's composition was changed and adapted to the rectangular format of the engraving.
  • Creator(s)

    Attributed to Marco Dente Da Ravenna (1486-1527) (engraver)

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

    Pope Leo IV (r.847-855)
  • 42.3 x 56.7 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Chemistry
        • Fires
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza dell'Incendio [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.208 B.III.3

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 pp.54-5, no.I.1 (entry by Stefania Massari)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.407, no.F 15.1