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

Giustino Carocci (1817-72)

The Fire in the Borgo [from the Stanza dell'Incendio] c.1837-74

Engraving | 68.0 x 86.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852818

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A print reproducing the fresco of The Fire in the Borgo, painted by Raphael in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican in 1514, with the collaboration of his workshop artists. Lettered with artists' and printer's names below image. With coat of arms at lower centre, and head of a woman at lower right (detail from the fresco). State without dedication and publishing line. Annotated in pencil on both sides. Not in Ruland (1876). Described as from Pietro de Brognoli's series of prints after Raphael's Stanze frescoes and Sistine Chapel tapestries dated 1874 (Höper 2001).
  • Creator(s)

    Giustino Carocci (1817-72) (engraver)

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

    Filippo Severati (1819-92) (designer)

    Angelo Biggi (active 19th century) (printer)

    Subject(s)
    Pope Leo IV (r.847-855)
  • annotation: p. 208. III.2a [front, lower left, in pencil]
    annotation: III. 2a [front, lower right, in pencil]
  • 68.0 x 86.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    56.9 x 74.4 cm (platemark)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • 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 p.56, no.I.8 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 pp.410-11, no.F 15.10