New Work by Raphael Discovered in the Vatican

giovan_francesco_penni_ritratto_di_clemente_i_come_leone_x-360x430Two allegorical figures in a portrait of Pope St. Clement I, that were previously thought to have been the work of Raphael’s students, have now been determined to be the work of the master.

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