"The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-17461

Description

Interior narrative scene with the fallen Heliodorus being trampled by rearing horse at right. Alter and a priest are in center. Group of women and children at left. A church officiate rides in chair carried by three men. An arch frames the scene with inscription: "Raphael in aedibus santius vatica pinx nis." Engraving copied from Raphael painting--1512)

Details

Descriptive Terms

engravings (prints)
religious art
ink
paper (fiber product)
Engraving

Inscription

Beneath image at left: ""Bernardinus Nocchi delineavit"" and at right ""Joannes Volpato sculpsit, et vendit Roma""""

Maker

Volpato, Giovanni, 1740-1803 (Maker)
After Raphael (Italian painter, architect, 1483-1520) (Artist)

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

27 1/4 x 35 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Arthur and Susan Cabot Lyman

Accession Number

1978.4.3

Places

Massachusetts (United States)