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Eminentissimo Ac Reverendissimo Principi Camillo Maximo S.R.E. Cardinali Amplissimo Bonarum Artium omniumq; Nobilium Disciplinarum Patrono, ac Mæcenati Meritissimo Parerga, atq; ornamenta, ex Raphaelis Sanctij prototypis, à Ioanne Nanio Utinensi, in Vaticani Palatij Xystis, partim opere plastico, partim coloribus expressa, ad veterum ornamentorum, et picturarum, quæ extabant in ruinis domus Imperat. Titi, elegantiam. Hisce verò meis typis adumbrata, perpetuum venerationis, ac devoti animi mei monumentum dico, et devoveo. Humillimus Servus et Cliens Io. Iacobus de Rubeis.

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/848

Imprint

[Rome:]: [before 1677?]

Physical Description

43 pl. (incl. t.pl.); 276×398 mm.

General Note

In the Royal Academy's copy the plates are bound in in the order 1, 9, 5, 2, 6, 8, 7, 4, 3, 10-43.

Responsibility Note

Plate 1 is signed as drawn and engraved by Petrus Sanctus Bartolus. The others are signed, the odd numbers as designed by R.V. (i.e. Raphael Urbinas); the even numbers as designed by R.V. and drawn and engraved by P.S.B. Each even-numbered plate carries the printer's imprint of 'Io. Iacob. de Rubeis' (i.e. Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi).

References

Italy. Ministero Per I Beni Culturali E Ambientali. Istituto Nazionale Per La Grafica, Raphael Invenit: Stampe Da Raffaello Nelle Collezioni Dell'Istituto Nazionale Per La Grafica: Catalogo (1985), p.108-111, 502-9; L. Bianchi, 'La fortuna di Raffaello nell'incisione', in M. Salmi, ed., Raffaello: l'opera, le fonte, la fortuna (1968), II, p.647-89. G.C. Custoza, Giovanni da Udine: la tecnica (1996); E. Bartolini, Giovanni da Udine (1987); N. Dacos, Le Logge di Raffaello (1977), p.263f.

Summary Note

The plates show (with some freedom) Raphael's designs for the stuccoes of the Vatican loggie. The designs draw chiefly on classical mythology and are executed in a classical style.

Binding Note

19th-century half calf, red cloth-covered boards; rebacked and recornered in 20th century, green morocco spine-label lettered 'Bartolis Vatican After Raphael &c.' Bound with two others.

Name as Subject

Subject

Mural paintings, Italian - Paintings, Italian - Paintings, European - Stucco - Palaces - Italy - Rome - Vatican City - Vatican Palace (Vatican City) - History - 16th century - Renaissance
Pictorial works - Italy - 17th century

Contributors

Raphael, source artist
Pietro Santi Bartoli, draughtsman, engraver
Giovanni Giacomo de' Rossi, printer, publisher
Camillo Massimo cardinal, dedicatee