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Repulse of Attila, (graphics)

Artist:
Volpato
Raphael (copy after)
Subject:
Attila
Medium:
Engraving
Type:
Graphic arts
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 95
This picture, celebrated for its composition and grouping, represents Attila, King of the Huns, in his advance against Rome, discovering St. Peter and St. Paul descending to arrest his progress. Raphael has chosen the moment when the Apostles are first discovered by Attila alone. [P. 19; exhibited under heading: "Catalogue of Engravings" and noted as after the "Celebrated Frescoes of Raphael, in the Halls of the Vatican." See entry 01410090 for the key to this entry.]
Catalogue of the Exhibition of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts. Founded 1844. Now open in the large Saloon of the National Academy of Design, corner of Broadway and Leonard-Street. New York: James Van Norden & Co, Printers, No. 60 William-Street. 1844.
Topic:
History--Religion
Portrait male
Religion--Saint--St. Peter
Religion--Saint--St. Paul
State of Being--Evil--War
History--Italy
Control number:
AECI 01410089
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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