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

Pasquale Proja (b. 1834)

The four roundels painted on the vault of the Stanza della Segnatura c.1854-1900

Engraving | 68.2 x 86.8 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852610

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A print reproducing the four roundels painted on the vault in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. Lettered with artists' names. With coat of arms at lower centre. The head of the putto holding a tablet to the right of the figure of Theology (lower left roundel) is reproduced in outline in the lower right corner. Annotated in pencil on both sides. Not listed in Ruland (1876).

The four roundels depict (starting from top right and going clockwise) the allegorical personifications of Philosophy, Justice, Theology, and Poetry.
  • Creator(s)

    Pasquale Proja (b. 1834) (engraver)

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

    Luigi Garelli (active c. 1874) (designer)

    Angelo Biggi (active 19th century) (printer)

  • annotation: K.3 [front, lower right corner, in pencil]
    annotation: St. della Segnatura p.195 - 3. [front, lower left, in pencil]
    annotation: Pf. 27 K. 3. [back, lower right corner, in pencil]
  • 68.2 x 86.8 cm (sheet of paper)

    54.3 x 57.5 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Ceiling
    • Religion & Theology
    • Language, Linguistics and Literature
      • Literature
        • Poetry
    • Philosophy & Psychology
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.195 F.3(add)

    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.44, no.VI.18 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)