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Print - Raphael's Bible

Raphael's Bible

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    second half of 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fantetti, Cesare (print-maker)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A10

Physical description

God appearing to Moses in the burning bush; 'Apparvit Dominvs in flamma,' &c.; Print on paper.

Held within a volume, 'Raffaello's Bible', inscribed 'Imagines veteris ac novi Testamenti a Raphaele Sanetio Vrbinate in Vaticani Palatii xystis', &c. Three engraved titles, with fifty-two illustrations after Raphael - thirty-seven by Cesare Fantetti (DYCE.1420 to 1456), and the remainder by Pietro Aquila.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)


second half of 17th century (made)


Fantetti, Cesare (print-maker)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'R. V. I. in Vaticani Palatij Xystis.'


:, Height: 39.2 cm page approx, Width: 48.5 cm page approx

Descriptive line

God appearing to Moses in the burning bush; Print on paper; Within a volume, 'Raffaello's Bible', of fifty-two illustrations after Raphael; By Cesare Fantetti; Italy; Second half of 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.


Paper; Printing ink



Subjects depicted

Bush; Fire


Prints; Religion; Christianity


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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