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

The Madonna of Foligno (detail)

Oil on canvas, width of detail: 33 cm
Pinacoteca, Vatican

The papal secretary Sigismondo de'Conti donated this ex voto altarpiece in 1511. A meteorite had fallen on Conti's house, a catastrophe Conti himself survived. Raphael portrays this event in the background.

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