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

The Parnassus (detail)

1509-10
Fresco
Stanza della Segnatura, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican

The detail represents the blind Homer who appears as a protagonist, like Apollo. He is flanked by Dante (at left) and Virgil (at right).




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