Orazio Borgianni

Italy, b.1578, d.1616

Biblical Subject (Moses And The Burning Bush)

  • 1615
  • Etching
  • Presented by Gordon H Brown, 1972
  • 151 x 177mm
  • 72/131

This print depicts a fresco by Guillaume de Marcillat in the loggia of Raphael. This loggia or colonnaded porch is on the second floor of the Apostolic Church in the Vatican. Its decoration was designed by Raphael (1483—1520) and executed by his workshop between 1517 and 1519.

Compare British Museum Registration number: 1893,1018.19.26, a near complete album of 52 etchings depicting Roman art, engraved by Borgianni and published in 1615.