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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes


The Meeting between Pope Leo the Great and Attila


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

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)

  • 27.4 x 37.9 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Subject(s)
    • Natural Sciences & Mathematics
      • Biological sciences
        • Anthropology, Nationality & People
          • Huns
  • Bibliographic reference(s)

    p.49, no.III.4 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini) (Raphael Invenit 1985 : Bernini Pezzini, G. et al., 1985. Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome)