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All the frescos of Raphael

Author: Raphael; Ettore Camesasca; Paul Colacicchi
Publisher: New York : Hawthorn Books, 1963.
Series: Complete library of world art, v. 12-13.
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Raphael's frescos for the Vatican apartments were so far superior to the work of other painters that Pope Julius II had all the other works in these rooms destroyed at once in order that Raphael might have the honor of seeing his work preferred above all others. The ideals of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty provide the connection for the many frescos; these ideals are given body by means of a "supreme harmony of forms"  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
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Raphael, 1483-1520.
All the frescos of Raphael.
New York, Hawthorn Books [1963]
(OCoLC)564187752
Named Person: Raphael; Raphael; Raphael
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raphael; Ettore Camesasca; Paul Colacicchi
OCLC Number: 642624
Notes: Translation of: Tutta la pittura di Raffaello : gli affreschi.
Description: 2 volumes (94 pages, 160 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Complete library of world art, v. 12-13.
Other Titles: Tutta la pittura di Raffaello.
Responsibility: edited by Ettore Camesasca ; translated by Paul Colacicchi.

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Raphael's frescos for the Vatican apartments were so far superior to the work of other painters that Pope Julius II had all the other works in these rooms destroyed at once in order that Raphael might have the honor of seeing his work preferred above all others. The ideals of Truth, Goodness, and Beauty provide the connection for the many frescos; these ideals are given body by means of a "supreme harmony of forms" and a "tonality of colors."

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