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Ananias drops dead after having secretly withheld part of his wealth from the communal fund of the apostles. Engraving after Raphael.

  • Raphael, 1483-1520.
  • Pictures

About this work


Bible. N.T. Acts 4.32-5.11


[Rome] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving ; platemark 27 x 40.5 cm


Raph. Urb. inve(n)t.


[State without any imprint].

Creator/production credits

Said to have been started by Marcantonio Raimondi and finished by Agostino Veneziano (Bartsch, loc. cit.; Raphael invenit, loc. cit.)

References note

Adam Bartsch, Le peintre graveur, Würzburg 1920-1922, vol. 14, no. 48, pp. 47-48
G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, p. 132 and p. 568, Arazzi scuola vecchia, V, no. 2

Lettering note

According to Bartsch, there is a copy of this print (i.e. a newly engraved copy on copper) in which the letter I of Invenit is directly under the A of Raphael, whereas the original engraving has the letter I of Invenit under the letter P of Raphael, as here


Wellcome Library no. 2500274i



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