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

Giovanni Volpato (1733-1803)

The School of Athens, with key to identification c.1775-85

Engraving | RCIN 852524

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A print reproducing the fresco of the School of Athens, painted by Raphael in c.1509-10 in the Stanza della Segnatura, Vatican. The print is mounted together with an engraving reproducing twenty-three heads from the fresco, with key to identification.
  • Creator(s)

    Giovanni Volpato (1733-1803) (engraver)

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

    Subject(s)
    Diogenes (d. c. 323 BC)
    Euclid (active 300 BC)
    Ptolemy (c. 100-c. 178)
    Aristotle (384-322 BC)
    Zoroaster
    Socrates (469-399 BC)
  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    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.189 D.I.1

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Höper 2001 : Höper, C. Raffael und die Folgen, Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2001 p.378, no.F 2.12

    Raphael Invenit 1985 : G. Bernini Pezzini et al., Raphael Invenit. Stampe di Raffaello nelle Collezioni dell'Istituto Nazionale per la Grafica, Rome, 1985 p.39, nos.IV.8-9 (entry by Grazia Bernini Pezzini)