Exclusive post-restoration images of Raphael's cartoon for The School of Athens.

 

We are excited to announce that we have new and exclusive post-restoration photography of Raphael's preliminary study for his fresco masterpiece The School of Athens, via the amazing Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana collection.

 

Aristotle and his students, detail of The School of Athens, 1510, by Raphael (1483-1520), preparatory cartoon, charcoal and white lead, 285x804 cm. After restoration, Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) (1483-1520) / Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy / © Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Malcagni/Mondadori Portfolio / Bridgeman Images

 

After the completion of the restoration of The School of Athens preliminary cartoon, Raphael’s masterpiece has been made public again at the Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. We are excited to share with you exclusive photography of the restored work.

 

Montage of details from The School of Athenspreparatory cartoon, charcoal and white lead, 285x804 cm. After restoration, Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) (1483-1520) / Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy / © Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Malcagni/Mondadori Portfolio / Bridgeman Images

 

The Ambrosian Library is the oldest public library in Italy. Alongside the library is the Ambrosian Art Gallery (Pinacoteca Ambrosiana) which houses an impressive selection of Italian and European art, such as da Vinci's Portrait of a Musician, Caravaggio's Basket of Fruit, and Raphael's cartoon of The School of Athens.

 

Montage of details from The School of Athenspreparatory cartoon, charcoal and white lead, 285x804 cm. After restoration, Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) (1483-1520) / Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy / © Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Malcagni/Mondadori Portfolio / Bridgeman Images

 

Bridgeman Images, thanks to the partnership between Mondadori Portfolio and Ambrosiana, are now the exclusive representatives of the Ambrosiana collection in the UK, USA and France whilst the collection is available to license in most other territories. We look forward to helping you with all your licensing requests.

 

 

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