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Eight Ways Raphael Bettered His Master

Here are two versions of The Marriage of the Virgin. The one on the left is by Perugino, Raphael’s teacher. Raphael’s painting, made when he was around twenty years old, bettered Perugino’s in at least eight ways. Can you find … Continue reading

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