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

Samuel Bernard (1615-87)

The Meeting between Pope Leo the Great and Attila c.1635-77

Engraving with etching | 27.4 x 37.9 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852719

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A print reproducing (in reverse) the fresco of The Meeting between Pope Leo the Great and Attila, painted by Raphael in c.1514 in the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican. Lettered with production details and two texts (one in French and one in Latin) describing the episode. With coat of arms of the Comte de Béthune, to whom the plate is dedicated.
  • Creator(s)

    Samuel Bernard (1615-87) (printmaker)

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

    Mariette, Pierre : Rue St Jacques à l'Espérance, Paris (publisher)

    Pope Leo I (c. 400-61)
    Attila (c. 406-453)
    Saint Peter
    Saint Paul
    Pope Leo X (1475-1521)
  • 27.4 x 37.9 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Biological sciences
        • Anthropology, Nationality & People
          • Huns
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.202 D.4

    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.49, no.III.4 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)