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Raphael and Giovanni Santi in England

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

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More about Giovanni Santi, the artist Raphael’s father

I can’t resist sharing this quote from Civilisation, by Kenneth Clark, art historian, (rich, leftish, money from Clark’s cotton reels), father of the [more?] famous Alan Clark, politician and diarist, (rich, right-wing, money from Clark’s cotton reels), about Giovanni Santi, … Continue reading

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