Tag: Rome

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…

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Grave of the artist Raphael inside the Pantheon. Burying folks inside was apparently in back then. The inscription reads, "Ille hic est Raffael, timuit quo sospite vinci, rerum magna parens et moriente mori." "Here lies that famous Raphael by whom Nature feared to be conquered while he lived, and when he was dying, feared herself…

Santa Maria della Pace, Roma

janvier 2017 Roma, chiesa di Santa Maria della Pace – Cappella Chigi, commissionata da Agostino Chigi architettura e affreschi : Sibille e angeli (Raffaello, 1514) Posted by >jacqueline.poggi on 2017-02-16 16:42:46