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Category Archives: Giovanni Santi
No, I’m not suggesting that Raphael and his babbo ever visited my country. But their paintings and drawings have taken up permanent residence here. Recently and coincidentally I saw a drawing by Santi and a small painting by Raphael in unusual contexts. … Continue reading
The latest from the court of Urbino is that the 14 uomini illustri are back! It’s their first visit to their true home since 1633. 14 portraits of illustrious men, from Duke Federico’s studiolo, have been returned temporarily from the Louvre to … Continue reading
Reconsidering Raphael’s Father. First published: International Herald Tribune © Roderick Conway Morris 1975-2013 An interesting article about Giovanni Santi. I went to the exhibition too!
The workshop of Giovanni Santi after 1494/L’atelier de Giovanni Santi apres 1494/La bottega di Giovanni Santi dopo 1494
What did the 11-year-old Raphael do when his father died in 1494? Summary: He probably learned his craft with Evangelista di Pian di Meleto, whether or not in his father’s workshop, until about 1500. Le jeune Raphael qu’est-ce qu’il faisait … Continue reading
Culturespaces | Le Pérugin, Maître de Raphaël, Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris. /Perugino, maestro di Raffaello/Perugino, Raphael’s master. Hmm …Comme mes lecteurs savent déjà, à mon avis Le Pérugin n’était pas le maître de Raphaël. Ce dernier a appris son métier chez son père, … Continue reading
I am quite a fan of “dear old Mr Santi”, as the art historian Kenneth Clark described him, so I was keen to go and see this picture on display in Senigallia as part of the exhibition “La Grazie e la … Continue reading
Some hill towns; the Englishwoman survives in Cingoli, Gradara, Matelica, Mondavio, Urbania, Urbino.
Cingoli Small town known as the balcony of the Marches, for its spectacular views. Touristy, but consequently clean and beautifully kept. I visited it at lunchtime in October – it was deadly quiet and there were no restaurants open within … Continue reading