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

After Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520)

Two men on the stairs, a sketch of a head shouting and other studies c.1853-76

Albumen print | 27.3 x 19.7 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852560

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A photograph of a drawing by Raphael (c.1509) now in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (inv. no.WA1846.191).

The two figures ascending/descending steps appear (with slight changes) in the right half of Raphael's School of Athens. The sketch of the screaming head is for the Medusa head on Minerva's shield at upper right in the fresco.
  • Creator(s)

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

  • 27.3 x 19.7 cm (sheet of paper)

  • Acquired for the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • 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.192 D.107

    Bibliographic reference(s)

    Joannides 1983 : Joannides, P., 1983. The Drawings of Raphael, with a complete catalogue, Oxford p.190, no.231