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Raphael

Author: Bette Talvacchia; Raphael
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This beautiful monograph explores the life and work of one of the mostmportant artists in the history of the West, Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio,483-1520). Its scope covers Raphael's origins, his early influences, hismportant Urbino period and subsequently the extraordinary series of frescoesnd portraits of his last phase in Rome. Over two hundred of Raphael's finestaintings and drawings are illustrated, accompanied by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Talvacchia, Bette, 1951-
Raphael.
London ; New York : Phaidon, 2007
(OCoLC)608575451
Named Person: Raphael; Raffaello (Sanzio); Raphael; Raffaello, Sanzio; Raphael / 1483-1520 / Criticism and interpretation.; Raphael
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bette Talvacchia; Raphael
ISBN: 9780714847863 0714847860 9780714898803 0714898805
OCLC Number: 173499661
Description: 240 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 30 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The myth of Raphael --
Raphael's artistic heritage: Urbino, Umbria and the workshop tradition --
The impact of Florence: Leonardo, Michelangelo and the modern style --
The Vatican stanze: Raphael conquers Rome --
Roman patronage: The Vatican Court and aristocratic commissions --
Influence and competition: expansion of skills through papal patronage --
Raphael's drawings: techniques and workshop procedure --
Raphael and his collaborators: a revolutionary configuration --
The height of success: history becomes the myth --
Chronology --
Map --
Biographies --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Bette Talvacchia.

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A new monograph charting the entire career of Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio, 1483-1520).  Read more...

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Introduction. The myth of Raphael -- 1. Raphael's artistic heritage: Urbino, Umbria and the workshop tradition -- 2. The impact of Florence: Leonardo, Michelangelo and the modern style -- 3. The Vatican stanze: Raphael conquers Rome -- 4. Roman patronage: the Vatican Court and aristocratic commissions -- 5. Influence and competition: expansion of skills through papal patronage -- 6. Raphael's drawings: techniques and workshop procedure -- 7. Raphael and his collaborators: a revolutionary configuration -- 8. The height of success: history becomes the myth -- Chronology -- Map -- Biographies -- Glossary -- Bibliography.

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