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Image number
PHD838
Title
Parnassus, from the Stanza della Segnatura, 1510-11 (fresco)
Artist
Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio of Urbino) (1483-1520) / Italian
Location
Vatican Museums and Galleries, Vatican City
Medium
fresco
Date
1510-1511 (C16th)
Description
The Parnassus Representation shows Apollo playing a lira da braccio on mythological Mount Helicon surrounded by nine Muses, nine poets from antiquity (including Ovid, Horace, Homer and Virgil), and nine contemporary poets (Including Boccaccio, Dante and Petrarch)
Credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
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