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Sacrae historiae acta a Raphaele Vrbin. in Vaticanis xystis ad pictvrae miracvlvm expressa Nicolavs Chapron Gallvs a se delineata et incisa D.D.D. Romae MDCXXXXIX ...

Chaperon, Nicolas, 1612-approximately 1656.

[Paris] : Petrus Mariette, excudit, [16--]

Available at Special Collections  SPECIAL COLLECTIONS - CONTACT REFERENCE  (2002.PR.19* )()

  • Title:
    Sacrae historiae acta a Raphaele Vrbin. in Vaticanis xystis ad pictvrae miracvlvm expressa Nicolavs Chapron Gallvs a se delineata et incisa D.D.D. Romae MDCXXXXIX ...
  • Variant Title: Title gilded on spine : Gravures du Vatican
  • Author/Creator: Chaperon, Nicolas, 1612-approximately 1656.
  • Publisher Info.: [Paris] : Petrus Mariette, excudit, [16--]
  • Biographical/Historical Note: Nicolas Chaperon etched the suite of prints titled Sacrae historiae after the frescoes executed by Raphael's workshop in the Vatican Logge. The suite was first issued as a bound volume in Rome in 1649.
  • Physical Desc.: 1 v. ([2] + 52 leaves): etching ; 28 x 37 cm..
  • Summary: The volume is comprised of a frontispiece depicting Nicolas Chaperon seated next to the bust of Raphael, a title page with a dedication to Gilles Renard, and 52 etchings after the frescoes decorating the Vatican Logge. The 52 etchings in rectangular or hexagonal shapes are numbered in the lower right corner of the plate. They are inscribed in the lower margin with the initials of Raphael, a caption in calligraphy, and the etcher's initials: N.C.F.
  • Language: Latin
  • Notes: Binding: quarter vellum and marble covers. Drawings of figures appear on verso of plates 25-26, 29, 31, 36-37, 45.
  • References: Robert-Dumesnil, A. Le peintre-graveur français, t. 6, no. 1-54; Weigert, R.-A. Inventaire du fonds français : graveurs du 17e siècle, t. 2, p. 269-271; Bernini Pezzini, G. et al. Raphael invenit, p. 86-89
  • Form/Genre: Prints -- France -- 17th century
    Reproductive prints -- France -- 17th century
    Etchings -- France -- 17th century
  • Subjects: Renard, Gilles, d. 1594 Loggia di Raffaello (Vatican Palace, Vatican city) Bible. New Testament Bible. Old Testament
  • Contributors: Raphael, 1483-1520.
  • Collection: Prints collection (Getty Research Institute)
  • ID/Accession Number: 2264-790
    2002.PR.19*
  • Access/Rights: Open for use by qualified researchers.
  • OCLC Record Number: 83679725

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