Volpato, Giovanni (1735-1803; Italian), after Raphael (1483-1520; Italian)
The School of Athens
Presented by W.Jaffray (by 1894)
Present location unknown

Raphael’s famous fresco, in the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican, dates from 1509-11. Volpato also produced another engraving identifying the main figures in the composition.

See also * Volpato after Raphael Deliverance of St Peter {by 1894} Loc? [PR].

[comparative photo: Wellcome Trust impression]


NGV 1894, p.110 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 2nd bay, no.53); NGV 1905, V.ii.42 

For the impression reproduced here, see https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_School_of_Athens;_a_gathering_of_renaissance_artists_in_Wellcome_V0006835.jpg