Raphael @ 500

A mystery 70 years in the making: Will we ever know what happened to Raphael’s Portrait of a Young Man, which was stolen during World War II?

Finally, news of Raphael exhibits in Europe to commemorate the 500th anniversary of his death!

Read my first blog post about the upcoming 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death, on April 6, 1520.

Learn the basics about the Renaissance artist Raphael and see some of his art on Artsy.net

Read Giorgio Vasari’s entry about Raphael in his Lives of the of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects.

Much more coming soon.