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The afterlife of Raphael's paintings

Author: Cathleen Sara Hoeniger; Raphael
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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"Raphael is one of the rare artists who have never gone out of fashion. Acclaimed during his lifetime, he was imitated by contemporaries and served as a model for paintings through the 19th century. Because of the artist's renown, his works have continuously been subject to care, conservation, and restoration. In this book, Catherine Hoeniger focuses on the legacy of Raphael's art ... This book reveals the 500-year  Read more...
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Named Person: Raphael; Raphael; Raffaello, Sanzio
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathleen Sara Hoeniger; Raphael
ISBN: 9780521196949 0521196949
OCLC Number: 605019186
Description: xiii, 432 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: An introduction to the history of restoring Raphael's paintings --
The reception of Raphael, with a focus on the Vatican Stanze --
The history of damage and restoration to Raphael's Stanze and the restoration of the Loggia of Psyche in 1693-1695 --
The French king's Raphaels, 1750-1792 --
The English reception and restoration of Raphael's cartoons, c. 1525-1800 --
Changing ownership at a time of war : the movement of seventeen paintings by Raphael during the Napoleonic era --
Raphael's great altarpieces in Paris and Dresden, 1801-1828 --
"Heritage preservation," the establishment of national galleries, and the restoration of Raphael in nineteenth-century Italy --
Attention to detail in the study and preservation of Raphael's art during the nineteenth century --
Conclusion: Meticulous research, revelatory cleanings, and the rediscovery of a lost Raphael.
Responsibility: Cathleen Hoeniger.

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This book reveals the five-hundred-year story of many of Raphael's most well-known paintings.  Read more...

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'A fascinating insight into the interrelationship of academic scholarship, international politics and the ethics of restoration.' The Art Newsletter ' ... a book that one reads with pleasure, and Read more...

 
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