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

Anne Claude Philippe, Comte de Caylus (1692-1765)

Two seated women: one holding a staff-cross (left), and the other with three children (right) c.1712-1760

Etching | 24.1 x 29.6 cm (sheet of paper) | RCIN 852982

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A reversed facsimile of a drawing catalogued by Ruland (1876) as being then in the Musée du Louvre, Paris. Lettered with artists' names. Numbered at upper left: 158. Published in Cabinet du Roy, a set of etchings executed by Caylus reproducing drawings from the French Royal collection.

Ruland suggested that the drawing may be a first study for the group of Faith and Charity, painted by Raphael's workshop in the Sala di Costantino in the Vatican.
  • Creator(s)

    Anne Claude Philippe, Comte de Caylus (1692-1765) (etcher)

    After a work previously attributed to Raphael (Urbino 1483-Rome 1520) (artist)

  • 24.1 x 29.6 cm (sheet of paper)

    18.3 x 24.7 cm (platemark)

  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • prints
    • Philosophy & Psychology
      • Philosophy
        • Allegory
    • Places
      • Europe
        • Italy
          • Lazio [Italy]
            • Rome [Lazio]
              • Vatican City [Rome]
                • Vatican Palace [Vatican City]
                  • Sala di Costantino [Vatican Palace]
  • Other number(s)

    Ruland p.239 C.IV.14