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

Ferdinand Piloty the Elder (1786-1844)

The Resurrection published c.1811-16

Lithograph | 20.0 x 31.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 853702

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A lithograph by Piloty reproducing a detail of the figure of Christ from a drawing, once probably in Munich, after the almost entirely destroyed fresco The Resurrection painted by the workshop of Raphael (c.1517-19) in the basamento of the thirteenth bay of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican. Lettered with attribution of the composition to Raphael and signed by the printmaker. Printed within an imitation of a ruled pen and ink border. Published in Christian von Mannlich, Les Oeuvres Lithographiques, (1811-16), vol. 3, 32.

Les Oeuvres Lithographiques reproduced drawings then in the collection of the King of Bavaria.

According to Dacos (see Bibliographic References), the basamento paintings of the Raphael Loggia in the Vatican were executed in grisaille and imitated bronze reliefs.
  • Creator(s)

    Ferdinand Piloty the Elder (1786-1844) (lithographer)

    After a work by the workshop of Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

    Jesus Christ
  • annotation: 185; p. 2[illegible] LXIV 6 [verso, centre; verso, bottom left corner, in ink or crayon; two different hands?]
  • 20.0 x 31.0 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Life of Christ
            • Resurrection of Christ
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • New Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.230 B.LXIV.6

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.433, G 11.5

    Davidson 1985 : Davidson, Bernice F. Raphael's Bible. A Study of the Vatican Logge, 1985 fig.114

    Dacos 2008: Dacos, N., The Loggia of Raphael: A Vatican Art Treasure, 2008 pp.173-194