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After Giovanni Battista Franco (called il Semolei) (1510 - 1561),printmaker
After Raphael (1483 - 1520), designer
Domenico Vito (active 1576 - 1586), publisher

Object name:print

St Peter and St John Healing the Lame Man

Series title:

engraving, 1530 - 1561

Published in 

246 x 382 mm Sheet

Reference:
Bartsch XVI.124.15 (copy in reverse)

Inscriptions:
Rafael invenctor / Dominicus V (lower left)

Provenance:
Francis Douce (L. 689) (on verso)
Bodleian Library

Bequeathed by Francis Douce, 1834.; WA1863.5645

Comment:
A print translating a Raphael design for one of the cartoons commissioned by Pope Leo X for tapestries in the Sistine Chapelat the Vatican Palace, now at the V&A. For a discussion of BattistaFranco as a printmaker see Gert Jan van der Smann, 'Il percorso stilistico di Battista Franco incisore: elementi per una ricostruzione',in Arte/Documento. Rivista di storia e tutela dei Beni Culturali diretta da Giuseppe M.Pilo, 8, 1995, pp. 101-114.

Bartsch: Adam Von Bartsch, Le Peintre Graveur, 21 vols (Vienna: J. von Degen, 1803-1821)
L.: Frits Lugt, Les marques de collection de dessins and d'estampes [...], 2 vols (Amesterdam, Vereenigde Drukkerijen, 1921-1956)

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