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This lecture explores Raphael’s extraordinary rise in status, tracing the development of early works under the influence of Perugino and Pinturicchio to encounters with Michelangelo and Leonardo in Florence, and finally an examination of later masterpieces created in Rome where Raphael secured a coveted position at the court of Pope Julius II.

Siân Walters is an art historian and director of Art History in Focus. In addition to teaching at the National Gallery and the Wallace Collection she also lectures for The Arts Society and leads specialist art tours abroad. Siân was a lecturer at Surrey University for many years and has worked in France and Venice. Her specialist areas of research are 15th and 16th-century Italian painting, Spanish art and architecture, and Flemish and Dutch painting.

Fri 25 September 2020, 10.30am - 11.30am
Free for Lightbox Members ● Members Only

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