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A Series of Raphael works
Set of three lithographic prints comprising:\nlithographic print of painting by Raphael entitled The Death of Ananias (Detail), originally painted c.1516\nA section of his large Cartoons which were thought lost and later rediscovered at Genoa in 1623, Charles I instructed Sir Francis Crane, manager of the tapestry factory at Mortlake, London to purchase the Cartoons for £300.The original Cartoons are painted on paper in sized colours; the under-drawing is in charcoal and much of it is still visible. Seven of the Cartoons survive from the series of ten commissioned by Pope Leo X to serve as designs for tapestries which were to be woven in Flanders and hung in the Sistine Chapel. The tapestries illustrate the lives of St. Peter and St. Paul.\nPrint size inches: 8.9 x 6 together with lithographic print of painting by Raphael entitled The Miraculous Draught of Fishes (Detail), originally painted c.1516\nA section of his large Cartoons which were thought lost and later rediscovered at Genoa in 1623, Charles I instructed Sir Francis Crane, manager of the tapestry factory at Mortlake, London to purchase the Cartoons for £300.The original Cartoons are painted on paper in sized colours; the under-drawing is in charcoal and much of it is still visible. Seven of the Cartoons survive from the series of ten commissioned by Pope Leo X to serve as designs for tapestries which were to be woven in Flanders and hung in the Sistine Chapel. The tapestries illustrate the lives of St. Peter and St. Paul.\nPrint size inches: 7.2 x 9.4 together with lithographic print of painting by Raphael entitled The Miraculous Draught of Fishes (Detail), originally painted c.1516\nA section of his large Cartoons which were thought lost and later rediscovered at Genoa in 1623, Charles I instructed Sir Francis Crane, manager of the tapestry factory at Mortlake, London to purchase the Cartoons for £300.The original Cartoons are painted on paper in sized colours; the under-drawing is in charcoal and much of it is still visible. Seven of the Cartoons survive from the series of ten commissioned by Pope Leo X to serve as designs for tapestries which were to be woven in Flanders and hung in the Sistine Chapel. The tapestries illustrate the lives of St. Peter and St. Paul.\nPrint size inches: 7.1 x 9.4 William George Co
Attributed to Fra Angelico Lithographic Print
Lithographic print of painting by Attributed to Fra Angelico entitled Christ Blessing, originally painted c.1423\nAcquired by Queen Victoria for £50 c.1854.Tempera on panel, attributed to the workshop of Fra Angelico. Originally this panel may have represented the pinnacle to a dismembered altarpiece, possibly that of Fra Angelico's polyptych painted for the Church of San Domenico in Fiesole, which is now in the National Gallery Collection.\nPrint size inches; 7.8 x 9.4 William George Co
Giovanni Bellini Lithographic Print
Lithographic print of painting by Giovanni Bellini entitled Portrait of a Young Man, originally painted c.1505\nAcquired by George III, King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) in 1762 as part of the collection of British Consul Joseph Smith.Oil on panel. Signed below on a label, this painting is one of the last surviving portraits executed by Bellini. Although unidentified, the apparel worn by the sitter is typical of a Venetian cittadino and may possibly be the Venetian writer and humanist Pietro Bembo (1470-1547).\nPrint size inches: 7.4 x 9.4 William George Co
The Tribuna of the Uffizi, Psyche honoured for her beauty
Set of two lithographic prints comprising:\nlithographic print of painting by Johann Zoffany entitled The Tribuna of the Uffizi, originally painted Created in 1777 and brought to England in 1779\nOil on canvas; commissioned by Queen Charlotte.In the summer of 1772, Zoffany travelled to Florence to commence work on the Grand Duke of Tuscany's collection in the Tribuna of the Uffizi. Built by Francesco de' Medici to a design by Bernado Buontalenti in 1585-9, this hexagonal domed room at the Uffizi Palace, displayed the masterpieces of the Medici collection. Zoffany brings into his painting other works and objects from elsewhere in the Grand Duke's collection to create a symposium in accordance with contemporary taste. He includes portraits of Florentine connoisseurs and diplomats in addition to young Englishmen passing through the city on the Grand Tour.\nPrint size inches: 8.9 x 7.1 together with lithographic print of painting by Luca Giordano entitled Psyche Honoured by the People, originally painted c.1695-7\nAcquired by George III, King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820).The first of a set of twelve surviving paintings on copper which illustrate the story of Cupid and Psyche, a tale of ill matched lovers, one mortal one divine, as recounted at considerable length by Apuleius in The Golden Ass (Books 4-6). Possibly commissioned by Carlos II of Spain or his mother, these late works date from 1692-1702 during which time Giordano spent at the Court of Charles II. Acquired by George III, they are recorded in the Bedchamber at Buckingham Palace (1792), but they are also mentioned in the archives of his father's collection.\nPrint size inches: 8.9 x 7.3 William George Co
Lithographic Prints - Raphael Paintings (Set of Two)
Set of two lithographic prints comprising:\nlithographic print of painting by Raphael entitled The Healing of the Lame Man (Detail), originally painted c.1516\nA section of his large Cartoons which were thought lost and later rediscovered at Genoa in 1623, Charles I instructed Sir Francis Crane, manager of the tapestry factory at Mortlake, London to purchase the Cartoons for £300.The original Cartoons are painted on paper in sized colours; the under-drawing is in charcoal and much of it is still visible. Seven of the Cartoons survive from the series of ten commissioned by Pope Leo X to serve as designs for tapestries which were to be woven in Flanders and hung in the Sistine Chapel. The tapestries illustrate the lives of St. Peter and St. Paul.\nPrint size inches: 6.8 x 9.4 together with lithographic print of painting by Raphael entitled St. Paul Preaching at Athens (Detail), originally painted c.1516\nA section of his large Cartoons which were thought lost and later rediscovered at Genoa in 1623, Charles I instructed Sir Francis Crane, manager of the tapestry factory at Mortlake, London to purchase the Cartoons for £300.The original Cartoons are painted on paper in sized colours; the under-drawing is in charcoal and much of it is still visible. Seven of the Cartoons survive from the series of ten commissioned by Pope Leo X to serve as designs for tapestries which were to be woven in Flanders and hung in the Sistine Chapel. The tapestries illustrate the lives of St. Peter and St. Paul.\nPrint size inches: 8.9 x 6.5 William George Co

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