Raphael’s portrait of Pope Julius II: analysis and curiosities

Raffaello Sanzio | Ritratto di papa Giulio

Raffaello Sanzio: Ritratto di papa Giulio II, 1511-1512, Tavola, cm 108×80,7. Londra, National Gallery

THE PORTRAIT OF POPE JULIUS II BY RAFFAELLO: ANALYSIS AND CURIOSITIES

There are two versions of Raphael’s portrait of Julius II.
The first is currently in London and was painted in 1511, while the second is in Italy, dated around 1512 and is kept in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence.

In this post, I describe the work that is in London.

Raphael’s portrait of Pope Julius II: analysis and trivia

 

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Investing in art: 3 tips not to be missed

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INVESTING IN ART: THE 3 TIPS NOT TO BE MISSED

Is investing in art still a good idea?
The less up-to-date will probably answer that the art market is now reserved for a few people, who have a fair amount of knowledge about it and have not inconsiderable capital to invest.

The image that immediately comes to mind when we think of exchanging works of art is that of auctions: an image that allows us to restrict the field to the lucky few.
Today, however, the world of investing in art has changed and by a lot, thanks to NFT art.

Investing in art

 

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ELISABETTA SIRANI. Painter in seventeenth-century Bologna

Elisabetta Sirani | Maddalena penitente

Elisabetta Sirani (1638 – 1665), Maddalena penitente. Olio su tela. 105 x 80 cm (firmata e datata 1658). Dettaglio

ELISABETTA SIRANI. PAINTER IN 17TH CENTURY BOLOGNA

The career of Elisabetta Sirani as a painter is encompassed within a decade.
Born on 8 January 1638, she made her debut at the age of seventeen, in 1655, when she began to record the paintings she was commissioned to paint.

Having succeeded her father in the family workshop, Elisabeth is one of those women artists of whom we have known nothing for too long.
Her workshop is an all-female one, and now an exhibition sheds light on her life and works.

Elisabetta Sirani painter

 

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The multifaceted works of Ruggero Rosfer

Backstage della realizzazione del progetto Renaissance di Ruggero Rosfer, Cooperativa scultori di Carrara, 2022. Ph. Davide Pedace #3

Backstage della realizzazione del progetto Renaissance di Ruggero Rosfer, Cooperativa scultori di Carrara, 2022. Ph. Davide Pedace #3

THE MULTIFACETED WORKS OF RUGGERO ROSFER

Ruggero Rosfer’s works are an expression of the multifaceted attitude of an artist who can range from film to music, from photography to commercials.

Ruggero Rosfer sculpts and moulds matter until it is able to tell a story, thanks to the combination of different languages and the use of different dimensions.
From drawing to sculpture, from photography to two- and three-dimensional works, Ruggero Rosfer’s works offer new points of view and allow you to go beyond.

The works of Ruggero Rosfer

 

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Giosetta Fioroni’s Little Big Heart on show

Giosetta Fioroni | Il posto delle fragole

Giosetta Fioroni, Il posto delle fragole, 2006, tecnica mista su tela, cm 95 x 73, Archivio Giosetta Fioroni

THE LITTLE BIG HEART OF GIOSETTA FIORONI ON SHOW

An exhibition dedicated to Giosetta Fioroni’s little big heart, a tribute to one of the most important living artists of the second half of the Italian 20th century.
An event that traces the artist’s entire career, from the experiences of the 1960s linked to the Scuola di Piazza del Popolo up to the present.

Giosetta Fioroni on show

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