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

Giustino Carocci (1817-72)

The Liberation of St Peter c.1837-62

Engraving | 68.7 x 86.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852734

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A print reproducing the fresco of The Liberation of St Peter, painted by Raphael in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican, with the collaboration of his workshop artists. Lettered with artists' and printer's names below image. With coat of arms at lower centre, and an angel seen behind bars 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)

    Saint Peter
  • annotation: D. 2.a [underlined] / D. 2a / 203 [front, lower right, in pencil]
    annotation: .p. 203. .2.a [front, lower left, in pencil]
    annotation: Pf 28. D.2.a [back, lower left, in pencil]
  • 68.7 x 86.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    55.6 x 73.1 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Arts, Recreation, Entertainment & Sport
      • Architecture
        • Secular architecture
          • Prisons
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Angels, demons, devils, saints
            • Angels
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.203 E.2c(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.50, no.IV.2 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.401-402, no.F 10.3