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The body of Christ (or Adonis) being carried for burial. Colour etching by A.-C.-P. de Caylus after Raphael.

Raphael, 1483-1520.
[between 1700 and 1799]

About this work


[Paris?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1700 and 1799]

Physical description

1 print : etching, printed in brown ; image and lettering 29 x 30.7 cm


La mort d'Adonis. D'après le dessein de Raphaël d'Urbin qui est dans le cabinet de Mr. Crozat. Gravé par Mr. le Comte de C.


[State with lettering]

Publications note

R. Weigel, Die Werke der Maler in ihren Handzeichnungen, Leipzig: R. Weigel, 1865, no. 6711, p. 566 ("Grablegung, der sogenannte Tod von Adonis. Erster Entwurf zur Grablegung in der Gallerie Borghese")
Marcel Roux, Inventaire du fonds français, graveurs du XVIIIe siècle, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, Paris 1940, tome IV, p. 120, no. 399
Not in: G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985


Wellcome Library no. 2854635i



  • French

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