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Print - Melchisedec offering bread and wine to Abraham
  • Melchisedec offering bread and wine to Abraham
    Carattoni, Girolamo, born 1757 - died 1809
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Melchisedec offering bread and wine to Abraham

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 18th - early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carattoni, Girolamo, born 1757 - died 1809 (print-maker)
    Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    print on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.1591

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case DG, shelf 11, box A12

Physical description

Melchisedec offering bread and wine to Abraham; 'Ab hostium cæde Abram,' &c.; After Raphael; Print on paper; One of a set of prints of Raphael's frescoes in the Loggie of the Vatican, entitled 'Picturæ Peristylii Vaticani, manus Raphaelis Sancii, &c.'

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

late 18th - early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Carattoni, Girolamo, born 1757 - died 1809 (print-maker)
Raphael, born 1483 - died 1520 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

print on paper

Dimensions

Height: 38.1 cm page approx, Width: 45.2 cm page approx

Object history note

After one of Raphael's Old Testament frescos, in the vaults of the Loggie of the Vatican.

Descriptive line

Melchisedec offering bread and wine to Abraham; 'Ab hostium cæde Abram,' &c.; After one of Raphael's Old Testament frescos, in the vaults of the Loggie of the Vatican; Print on paper; By Girolamo Carattoni; Italy; Late 18th - early 19th 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.

Production Note

After one of Raphael's Old Testament frescos, in the vaults of the Loggie of the Vatican.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Bread; Wine

Categories

Prints; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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