RAFFAELLO Sanzio
(b. 1483, Urbino, d. 1520, Roma)

Theological Virtues

1507
Oil on wood, 16 x 44 cm (each)
Pinacoteca, Vatican

The three compositions (Faith, Hope and Charity), executed in a delicate monochrome, formed the predella belonging to the Entombment now in the Borghese Gallery, Rome. Both the main panel and the predella were carried from Perugia to Rome by Pope Paul V. They were replaced by copies in 1608.




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