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

Francesco Faraone Aquila (active 1690-1740)

The Oath of Leo III [from the Stanza dell'Incendio] published 1722

Etching | 51.1 x 68.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852803

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A print reproducing the upper half of the north wall of the Stanza dell'Incendio in the Vatican. Lettered with artists' names, publisher's address and text in Latin along the lower margin. Numbered at lower right: 19. From Picturae Raphaelis Sanctij Urbinatis ex Aula et Conclavibus Palatij Vaticani..., a series of 18 plates (plus title-page) after Raphael's frescoes in the Vatican published in 1722. The publishing date is to be found on the title-page of the series.

The lunette fresco depicting The Oath of Leo III was painted by Raphael and his workshop in c.1517.
  • Creator(s)

    Francesco Faraone Aquila (active 1690-1740) (printmaker)

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

    Francesco Faraone Aquila (active 1690-1740) (designer)

    Domenico de Rossi : Rome (publisher)

    Subject(s)
    Pope Leo III (d. 816)
    Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor (742-814)
  • 51.1 x 68.7 cm (sheet of paper)

    48.5 x 66.0 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    Subject(s)
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Christian church in general
            • Church government. Ecclesiastical organization
              • Clergy
                • Bishops
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza dell'Incendio [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.207 B.I.2

    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.124, no.I.19 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)