Imagines Veteris ac Novi Testamenti a Raphaele

Print
mid - late 17th century (made)
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Second title-page; featuring a portrait of Raphael - a bust in an oval frame, in a panel of ornament, with allegorical figures of the Fine Arts in grief at the loss of the Painter, while Fame crowns him with laurel; Print on paper; A tablet in the centre has the Latin inscription: 'Carol. Marattus inven. Delin. Petrus Aquila sculp'.

This is the second title-page for a set of prints made of Raphael's frescoes in the Loggie of the Vatican, entitled 'Imagines Veteris ac Novi Testamenti a Raphaele'. Seventeen of these plates, inclusive of titles, are in the V&A collection, see DYCE.1490 to 1506.


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Category
Object Type
Additional Titles
  • Frescoes in the Loggie of the Vatican
  • Bible of Raphael
Materials and Techniques
print on paper
Brief Description
Second title-page, featuring a portrait of Raphael, with allegorical figures of the Fine Arts grieving, while Fame crowns him with laurel; Title-page for 'Imagines Veteris ac Novi Testamenti a Raphaele' - a set of prints of Raphael's frescoes in the Loggie of the Vatican (see DYCE.1490 to 1506); By Aquila Pietro; Italy; Mid - late 17th century.
Physical Description
Second title-page; featuring a portrait of Raphael - a bust in an oval frame, in a panel of ornament, with allegorical figures of the Fine Arts in grief at the loss of the Painter, while Fame crowns him with laurel; Print on paper; A tablet in the centre has the Latin inscription: 'Carol. Marattus inven. Delin. Petrus Aquila sculp'.



This is the second title-page for a set of prints made of Raphael's frescoes in the Loggie of the Vatican, entitled 'Imagines Veteris ac Novi Testamenti a Raphaele'. Seventeen of these plates, inclusive of titles, are in the V&A collection, see DYCE.1490 to 1506.
Dimensions
  • Page height: 39.2cm (approx)
  • Page width: 48.5cm (approx)
Marks and Inscriptions
  • R. V. I. in Vat.-Petrus Aquila del. Scul (Inscribed.)
  • Carol. Marattus inven. Delin. Petrus Aquila sculp (Inscription on a tablet within the design.)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Object history
The second title-page for a set of prints made of Raphael's frescoes in the Loggie of the Vatican. Seventeen of these prints, inclusive of titles, are in the V&A collections, see DYCE.1490 to 1506.
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Associated Objects
Bibliographic Reference
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.
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.1491

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