Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a splendidly illustrated monographic summary of the life and main works, with complete descriptive captions, of Raphael.
“His artistic achievement unfolds in parallel to that of the humanists: and it consists in the effort to unify the life of the spirit through the universal beauty of drawing” (A. Chastel).
Aimed at informed but non-specialized readers, this book offers a monographic summary of the life and work of Raphael.
The short introduction examines the circumstances that led to the emergence and evolution of the artist’s personality. This is followed by a veritable “guided tour” through an imaginary museum of his masterpieces, splendidly illustrated, with complete descriptive captions.
A small anthology of critical and documentary writings and an essential bibliography make the books in this series up-to-date tools for students and art lovers alike.