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The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

The Mass of Bolsena, 18th or early 19th century

  • Calcografia Nazionale, Italian
  • Raphael Morghen, Italian, 1758-1833
  • Raphael, Italian, 1483-1520
  • Stefano Tofanelli, Italian, 1752-1812

Engraving in ink on wove paper

  • Plate: 22 × 29 1/4 inches (55.9 × 74.3 cm) Sheet: 30 3/8 × 42 5/8 inches (77.2 × 108.3 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1S1217

Marked, watermark: P.M. Marked, drystamp within plate mark, lower right corner: REGIA CALCOGRAFIA DI ROMA [in circle (Lugt 2144)]

Inscribed, in plate, upper left of image: RAPHAEL | SANCTIVS | PINX. Inscribed, upper right: IN AEDIBVS | VATICA | NIS Inscribed, lower left: Steph. Tofanelli delin. Inscribed, lower right: Raphel. Morghen Sculp. Joes. Volpato direxit. Inscribed, lower center: PIO SEXTO PONT. MAX. Inscribed, lower right corner of plate: JOANNES VOLPATO D.D.D. | VII

Mrs. James E. Scripps [Harriet J.] (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Raphael Morghen; after Raphael; after Stefano Tofanelli, The Mass of Bolsena, 18th or early 19th century, engraving in ink on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1S1217.