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Raphael's tomb in the Pantheon, Rome: 3403A

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Raphael's tomb in the Pantheon, Rome


Williams, Penry (Draughtsman)


History note: From the artist to Sir Thomas Lawrence; Sir W. Drake (1817-1890)

Measurements and weight

Height: 213 mm
Width: 164 mm

Relative size of this object

16.4 m21.3 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Rome ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1921-03) by Newton Robinson, C. E.

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown ink
Sepia wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Pen and brown ink and sepia wash on paper, with double ruled ink margins

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Penry Williams. del. Roma
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: see Lugt 736

  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Collector's mark
  • Text: Alter of the 'Madonna de Sazzo' Pantheon Rome
  • Location: Margins, lower centre
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: - ordino poi che della sue facolla in S. Maria Ritonda si restaurazzo un Tabernacalo di quegli antiche, di / pietre nuone, ed un altare si facezze con una statua di nostra Donna di Marino; la quate per sull sepaltura e / riposa dopo la morte s'elezze' - see life of Raffael by G. Vasari
  • Location: Margin, left
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: ---- Dorendosi poi esequire il testamento di Raffaelio, gli* fu fatta fore una statua di Marmo di quettro braceru d'una nostra Donna per lo Sepolero di esso Raffo nel tempio di santa Maria Ritonda, dore per ordine suo fu restaurata quel tabernacolo - / * Lorenzetto, see life of Lorenzetto by Vasari -
  • Location: Margin, right
  • Method of creation: Brown ink
  • Text: Penry Williams. Given by him to Sir Thomas Lawrence
  • Location: Old mount, lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3403A
Primary reference Number: 14440
Lugt: 736
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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