ROME, ITALY - MARCH 14: Raphael Holzhauser of VfB Stuttgart in action during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg match between S.S. Lazio and VfB Stuttgart at Stadio Olimpico on March 14, 2013 in Rome, Italy.
the greatness and awesomeness of Michelangelo, the delightfulness and grace of Raphael and the very colors of Nature herself.
When the present Ashmolean opened in 1846, people came not to see sculptures and paintings, but the largest collection of Raphael drawings and the collection of Michelangelo drawings which was at least among the top threeMore quotes »
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By Paul Levy WITH MORE THAN 50 Michelangelo drawings and nearly 70 by Raphael, the Ashmolean, the University of Oxford's museum of art and archaeology, has one of the largest and finest collections of Old Master drawings in the world. Its major summer sh from Wall Street Journal Read more »
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Prado, Madrid Titian painted "Entombment" in 1559. ROME — The young Titian was invited to the Vatican in 1513, five years before his first great public triumph in Venice with the unveiling of his spectacular “Assumption of the Virgin” in the Frari Church from The New York Times Read more »
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Sex lives of the Renaissance artists
Titian cavorted with his models, Raphael died of sexual excess, Leonardo ran into trouble with the Florentine sex police … We delve into the passionate private lives of art's great masters and see just how raw and radical the Renaissance really was. • Cl from Guardian Unlimited Read more »