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The School of Athens (after Raphael)

  • Object:

    Oil painting

  • Place of origin:

    Royal College of Art (Painted ca.1865 when the Royal College of Art was called the National Art Training School., painted)

  • Date:

    ca.1865 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moody, Francis Wollaston, born 1824 - died 1886
    Victoria and Albert Museum

  • Materials and Techniques:

    oil on canvas

  • Museum number:

    E.542-2018

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 503, case Rolled and stored in PDA Room boxed in

Physical description

A large number of figures wearing classical dress stand in groups, engaged in debate, or sit alone absorbed in thought, within a classicizing architecture partially open to the sky and ornamented by sculptures in niches.

Place of Origin

Royal College of Art (Painted ca.1865 when the Royal College of Art was called the National Art Training School., painted)

Date

ca.1865 (painted)

Artist/maker

Moody, Francis Wollaston, born 1824 - died 1886
Victoria and Albert Museum

Materials and Techniques

oil on canvas

Dimensions

Height: 15.4 ft, Width: 27.10 ft

Descriptive line

Oil painting on canvas by F.W. Moody and students of the National Art Training School. Adaptation of "The School of Athens" after Raphael, lunette, ca.1865.

Materials

Canvas

Techniques

Oil painting

Subjects depicted

School of Athens

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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