Paying homage to Raphael in Rome 502 years after his death.
Tag: The Sidewalk Artist
Good Friday: Raphael’s birthday and deathday
My annual commemoration of the day Raphael was born and died.
Raphael: Painter in Rome – Novel review and Q&A with author
Read a review of the new novel Raphael: Painter in Rome and an interview with the author, Stephanie Storey
Raphael Roundup: Books and Films
A roundup of nonfiction, fiction, and films featuring the artist Raphael.
Raphael for the Holidays: A Gift Guide
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, Kind of Like an Old Boyfriend
This post is why my yearlong focus on Raphael.
That’s Amore: Raphael’s Love Life
Raphael’s love life has been a source of fascination since his untimely death, from the sixteenth-century biographer Giorgio Vasari to my own coauthored novel The Sidewalk Artist. While Raphael was undoubtedly engaged to a cardinal’s daughter, Maria Bibbiena, he never married her and many have speculated that the great love of his life was La … Continue reading That’s Amore: Raphael’s Love Life