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

Bernard Picart (1673-1733)

The Incredulity of St Thomas published 1734

Etching | 40.1 x 25.5 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852666

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A facsimile of a drawing when in the collection of Antoine Rutgers at Amsterdam; reproduced in reverse. The drawing is currently attributed to Raphael and housed in the Städel Museum, Graphische Sammlung, Frankfurt am Main (inv. no.4302). Lettered with artists' names and location of the work. Annotated in pencil on both sides. Not listed in Ruland (1876). Published in B. Picart, Impostures Innocentes, Amsterdam 1734, plate 1. Another impression of this plate can be found at RCIN 852665. A copy of Picart's volume can be found at RCIN 809004.

For a photograph of the Städel drawing and further discussion, see RCIN 852664.
  • Creator(s)

    Bernard Picart (1673-1733) (etcher)

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

    Saint Thomas
  • annotation: 87 [front, upper right, in pencil]
    annotation: Pf. 27. X.10 [front, lower centre, in pencil]
    annotation: PF 27. X. 10. a [back, lower left, in pencil]
  • 40.1 x 25.5 cm (sheet of paper)

    21.8 x 20.0 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.198 H.10a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.211, no.313

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.332, no.E 2.8

    Jacoby/Sonnabend 2012: edited by J. Jacoby and M. Sonnabend, Frankfurt/Main 2012 p.225, under no.42