11 April 2022

Raphael The Human And Divine – National Gallery – Rev Jonathan Evens

Raphael’s brief career shaped the course of Western culture like no other artist; this was so whether his work was affirmed or his influence rejected.

29 March 2022

Raphael Exhibition At National Gallery Explores His Entire Career

Having been postponed due to the Covid 19 pandemic and originally planned to mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death in 2020, the National Gallery will finally unveil The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Raphael.

1 October 2019

V&A Marks 500th Anniversary Of Raphael’s Death With Refurbished Cartoon Court

The V&A will mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death by transforming the way museum visitors experience the highly important Raphael Cartoons, loaned to the V&A from the Royal Collection by Her Majesty The Queen.

27 October 2014

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Domus Aurea In Rome Reopens After Six Year Restoration

Italian authorities have partially reopened Rome’s magnificent Domus Aurea (House of Gold) on Sunday some six years into a decade-long restoration effort – Reuters reports. The structure consists of 300-rooms now mostly underground, and was built by Emperor Nero after fires decimated much of Rome in 64 AD. The grand building takes its name from […]

5 April 2013

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Culture Minister Vaizey Orders Export Ban For Raphael Drawing

The Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has ordered a temporary export ban on Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle”, (c. 1519-1520) a cartoon for one of the figures in the Transfiguration altarpiece housed in the Vatican. This is arguably one of the most highly regarded altarpieces in the world. Raphael is considered one of the greatest […]