A Lady with a Unicorn

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A Lady with a Unicorn

Material Information

Title:
A Lady with a Unicorn
Creator:
Raphael, 1483-1520
Galleria Borghese. ID=IRB
Publication Date:
Language:
English

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Rome, Italy
Style: Italian Renaissance
School: Renaissance
Movement: Renaissance
Painting; woman; unicorn
oil paintings -- ( aat )
portraits -- ( aat )
Genre:
picture ( marcgt )

Notes

Summary:
The painting earlier was attributed to Perugino, Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Granacci. At the time (in 1928) of the identification of the artist as Raphael, the painting had been heavily painted over to represent a St Catherine. After careful cleaning, the perfect geometry and detachment of this courtly figure were revealed, although her identity is not known. Present day critics attribute the work to Raphael, referring it to 1505 and to the Florentine environment. It can, in fact, be inserted among the portraits of that period, for it represents an apex in the artist's stylistic development. The fullness of the well constructed figure is set apart from a vast landscape background.
General Note:
Inventory: 371

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of South Florida Library
Holding Location:
University of South Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
A01-LIF0062 ( USFLDC DOI )
a1.lif0062 ( USFLDC Handle )

Postcard Information

Format:
Photograph

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Inventory: 371
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The painting earlier was attributed to Perugino, Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Granacci. At the time (in 1928) of the identification of the artist as Raphael, the painting had been heavily painted over to represent a St Catherine. After careful cleaning, the perfect geometry and detachment of this courtly figure were revealed, although her identity is not known. Present day critics attribute the work to Raphael, referring it to 1505 and to the Florentine environment. It can, in fact, be inserted among the portraits of that period, for it represents an apex in the artist's stylistic development. The fullness of the well constructed figure is set apart from a vast landscape background.
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Rome, Italy.
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Style: Italian Renaissance.
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Movement: Renaissance.
Painting; woman; unicorn
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