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

Adolphe Braun (1812-77)

The School of Athens (detail) c.1860-76

Carbon print | 46.1 x 129.4 cm (whole object) | RCIN 852531

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Two joined photographs showing the lower section of Raphael's School of Athens, painted in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican. Ruland (1876) catalogued the photograph as by Adolphe Braun.
  • Creator(s)

    Adolphe Braun (1812-77) (photographer)

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

    Subject(s)
    Aristotle (384-322 BC)
    Diogenes (d. c. 323 BC)
    Euclid (active 300 BC)
    Ptolemy (c. 100-c. 178)
    Zoroaster
    Socrates (469-399 BC)
  • 46.1 x 129.4 cm (whole object)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1860-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • 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.190 D.5

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Chapman/Plazzotta/Henry 2004 : Chapman, H, Plazzotta, C, Henry, T. Raphael. From Urbino to Rome. London, 2004 pp.51-55