Category: Raphael


original painting by: Bill Rogers inspired by Archipelago by R.A. Lafferty Posted by >giveawayboy on 2017-03-04 07:01:05

Tobias and the Archangel Raphael

Full title: Tobias and the Archangel Raphael Artist: After Adam Elsheimer Date made: mid-17th century Source: Contact: Copyright © The National Gallery, London Posted by >nicolas.caen on 2017-04-06 11:07:21

Raphael: Holy family (1505-06)

St Petersburg Hermitage Raphael painted this Holy Family during his stay in Florence, possibly for the ruler of Urbino, Guidobaldo Montefeltro. With its mood of sublime sorrow, in this picture anything prosaic or banal would be alien to the heroes, yet this does not deprive them of a feeling of naturalness. The smooth lines, the…

John Raphael Smith after Henry Fuseli, Belisane and Percival under The Enchantment of Urma from The provenzal tale of Kyot published by John Raphael Smith, 25 August 1782

This print reproduces a lost painting and represents a Gothic scene of Fuseli’s invention. An evil wizard, watches over an imprisoned maiden and an enchanted knight (Percival). Fuseli’s painting of the succeeding action, with Percival woken, appears in Room 3. The velvety qualities of mezzotint were seen as peculiarly appropriate to Gothic subjects of this…