Paying homage to Raphael in Rome 502 years after his death.
A roundup of nonfiction, fiction, and films featuring the artist Raphael.
It’s that time of year to put out holiday gift lists. Everyone has suggestions and often a focus, and mine is no different: Gifts related to everyone’s favorite painter, Raphael!
Raphael self-portrait, approximately 23 years old Raphael Sanzio: one of the world’s first Renaissance men, right up there with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci as part of the most famous artistic trinity. And yet in many ways, an afterthought. Younger than Michelangelo by eight years, Raphael was born on Good Friday 1483, after Leonardo had … Continue reading The Upcoming 500th Anniversary of Raphael’s Death