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

Theodor Langer (active 1875)

The Sacrifice of Abraham [from the Stanza di Eliodoro] published 1875

Engraving | 39.4 x 55.2 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852752

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A print reproducing one of the four paintings in the vault of the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican. Lettered with engraver's name. From Raphael Santi's Decken-Gemälde der Stanza dell'Eliodoro im Vatican, a series of plates by T. Langer and L. Gruner (after designs by Niccolo Consoni) reproducing the four main ceiling paintings of the Stanza di Eliodoro. The series was published in 1875.

The scene reproduced in this print shows the Bible story of The Sacrifice of Abraham; it is painted above the wall-painting of The Mass at Bolsena.
  • Creator(s)

    Theodor Langer (active 1875) (engraver)

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

    Nicola Consoni (1814-84) (designer)

    Isaac (OT)
  • 39.4 x 55.2 cm (sheet of paper)

    31.2 x 47.7 cm (platemark)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Religion & Theology
      • Religions and faiths
        • Christianity
          • Bible & Holy Scripture
            • Old Testament
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.204 F.II.1

    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.52, under no.V.11 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.405, no.F.12.6.2