Category: Raphael

The Academicians of the Royal Academy by Johann Zoffany – Detail

1771-2 Painted for George III Zoffany’s image similarly shows the ‘back-of-house’ clutter and the intellectual dignity of working artists, where fine gentlemen sit on packing cases and converse with polish and good-humour. He depicts the Academy’s life-drawing room at Old Somerset House, with casts round the walls, a simple platform for the model (with chalk…

School Is In Session!

School of Athens Raphael Vatican Museum Vatican City The most famous philosophers of ancient times move within an imposing Renaissance architecture which is inspired by Bramante’s project for the renewal of the early Christian basilica of St Peter. Some of these are easily recognizable. In the centre Plato points upwards with a finger and holds…

The Raphael Loggias

A copy of the Raphael Loggias from the Vatican. The copies of the frescoes were made in the tempera technique by a group of artists led by Christoph Unterberger. I chose this photo because it had a vanishing point of which the sides were lined with beautiful paintings. I shot this with my back to…

Raphael

Brian Dettmer Raphael 2008 Altered Book 15" x 11-1/2" x 2-1/2" Image Courtesy of the Artist and Kinz + Tillou Fine Art Posted by >Brian Dettmer on 2010-04-08 15:43:38