Divine Raphael in the Pushkin Museum: a sensational exhibition will be held in the Russian capital

In September 2016 at the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin will open an exhibition dedicated to one of the greatest geniuses in the history of world art - Rafael Santi, a painter, draftsman, Renaissance architect, even during his lifetime called "divine." This is the first large-scale exhibition of works by the artist in Russia.Prior to this, only a few of his works were shown in the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin in the framework of various exhibitions or at “exhibitions of the same picture” - the works “Donna Velat” (illustration above), “The Lady with the Unicorn”. In terms of their level and scale, the exposition being prepared can be compared to the exhibitions of works by Caravaggio and Titian, which were a great success at the Museum in 2011-2013. The Uffizi and the Palatine Gallery (Palazzo Pitti).Self-portraitRafael Santi1506, 47.3 × 34.8 cm The exhibition will be held under the patronage of the Embassy of the Italian Republic and personally the Ambassador of Italy to Russia Mr. Cesare Maria Ragallini. The curator of the exhibition is a doctor of art history, the chief researcher of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin, the keeper of Italian painting Victoria Emmanuilovna Markova.
There is no doubt that the exhibition of works by Rafael Santi will enjoy tremendous success with visitors. In order to avoid a queue, the museum recommends purchasing tickets online: with such tickets one can enter the museum without a queue, through a separate entrance. Prepared according to the press release of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Pushkin. Main illustration: Rafael Santi, "The Lady with the Unicorn."