Astronomy: the sun god (Apollo) in his chariot. Engraving by C. Lasinio after Raphael, 1516.

  • Raphael, 1483-1520.
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I sette pianeti dipinti da Raffaele d'Urbino nella Sala Borgia del Vaticano.
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1 print : engraving ; platemark 34.7 x 41.1 cm


Sol. Interea magnum Sol circumvolvitur annum Terrarumque suis flammis opera omnia lustrat. Aeneid lib. 4. Raphael Urbinas pinxit. ; Carlo Lasinio inc. The first line of the quotation is from Virgil, Aeneid III.284. The second line is not in the Aeneid

References note

G.B. Pezzini, S. Massari, S.P. Valenti Rodinò, Raphael invenit, Roma: Edizioni Quasar, 1985, pp. 128, 554


Wellcome Collection 46384i

Reproduction note

After: a roundel in the ceiling painting (based on drawings by Raphael) of the Sala Borgia in the Vatican



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