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

The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple (detail)

1511-12
Fresco, width of detail: 230 cm
Stanza di Eliodoro, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican

In the centre, the expanse of the wide nave, illuminated by the reflections of light in the vault, is a more effective space-determining motif than the large patches of blue sky which appeared through the coffered ceiling in the School of Athens.




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