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

Louis Jacoby (1828-1918)

The School of Athens c.1880-90

Engraving | 85.1 x 112.4 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852529

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A print reproducing Raphael's fresco of The School of Athens, painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. Lettered with production details, title and dedication. Not in Ruland (1876). The print was published in 1883 to mark the 400th anniversary of Raphael's birth. For further discussion, see Bibliographic References.
  • Creator(s)

    Louis Jacoby (1828-1918) (engraver)

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

    [Austria] : K Hofmann (printer)

    Gesellschaft fúr vervielfältigende Kunst : Vienna (publisher)

    Hamburg : Kunstverein (publisher)

    Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria and King of Hungary (1830-1916) (dedicatee)

    Louis Jacoby (1828-1918) (dedicator)

    Aristotle (384-322 BC)
    Diogenes (d. c. 323 BC)
    Euclid (active 300 BC)
    Ptolemy (c. 100-c. 178)
    Socrates (469-399 BC)
  • 85.1 x 112.4 cm (sheet of paper)

    74.5 x 95.0 cm (platemark)


  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (after 1876)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-School of Athens
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.189 D.4a(add)

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.382, no.F 2.39