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

View of the Stanza di Eliodoro

c. 1512
Frescoes
Stanza di Eliodoro, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican

This picture shows the window that Raphael had to take into account in the composition of The Mass at Bolsena. It also clearly shows the dado of the Stanza, which is decorated with grisaille paintings of eleven caryatids and four herms. These are now attributed to Perin del Vaga.




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