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

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Three Cardinal Virtues: Fortitude, Prudence, Temperance [from 'The Jurisprudence Wall'] c.1860-76

Carbon print | 31.0 x 48.0 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852593

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A photograph of the lunette painted over the window on the south wall of the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatica, also known as Jurisprudence Wall.

The fresco depicts the personification of three cardinal virtues: Fortitude, Prudence and Temperance (from left to right). The personification of the fourth virtue, Justice, is painted in a roundel on the ceiling of the Stanza.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 31.0 x 48.0 cm (sheet of paper)

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

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Stanza della Segnatura [Vatican Palace]
                    • Vatican-Stanza della Segnatura-Jurisprudence wall
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.194 E.I.3