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

After a work attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

The gathering of manna c.1853-76

Albumen print | 13.0 x 23.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853680

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A photograph of a drawing catalogued by Ruland (1876) as then in the collection of William Russell. The drawing relates to the centre and right hand side of the almost entirely destroyed fresco The gathering of Manna painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the basamento of the eighth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican.

According to Dacos (see Bibliographic References), the basamento paintings of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican were executed in grisaille and imitated bronze reliefs.
  • Creator(s)

    After a work attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Subject(s)
    Moses(OT)
    Aaron(OT)
  • annotation: Bottom / [illegible] Raffaelle / 181 [verso, in ink; all different handwriting]
  • 13.0 x 23.6 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

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

    Ruland p.228 B.LX.6

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.73

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pp.173-94