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

The Mass at Bolsena (detail)

Fresco, width of detail: 141 cm
Stanza di Eliodoro, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican

As the priest raises the Host, two devotees lean over the semicircular screen which forms the background of the scene. This is a further attempt by Raphael to represent figures in a more dynamic way.

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