Raphael revelry: National Gallery secures exceptional loans for 500th anniversary of artist's death

London exhibition in 2020 includes around 30 paintings, 20 of which will come from international museums

After Leonardo, the spotlight is on Raphael for the 500th anniversary of his death next year

There will be a rash of shows on the Renaissance master, the largest will be in Rome

Restored Raphael cartoon gets new display at Milan’s Biblioteca Ambrosiana

The full-scale preparatory drawing for the Vatican’s School of Athens fresco is going back on view after a four-year restoration

‘Everything refers to everything else’: Vienna exhibitions reveal impact of other artists on Raphael and Rubens

Concurrent surveys in Austrian capital investigate the Old Masters' imaginative resources

A long history of scholarship drives survey of Raphael’s drawings currently exhibited at the Ashmolean

Debate over attribution has marked modern scholarship on this great master, bringing nuance to the Oxford show

Vatican begins final work on Raphael rooms

The work may make it possible to identify which parts of the frescoes were painted by Giulio Romano, Raphael’s most trusted apprentice


‘Lost Raphael’ surfaces in Spain

The University of Granada says it has found an authentic copy of Raphael’s Madonna of Foligno


Städel shows off its ‘new’ portrait by Raphael

The painting came up for sale at auction in 2007 in Vienna, where it was catalogued as being by an “imitator” of Raphael


Colour restored to Vatican’s Raphaels

After more than a decade, restoration of the monumental fresco cycle has finally been completed

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Old Masters auctions: Raphael stars in mixed London sales

Raphael’s Head of a Young Apostle was the centre of attention during London’s Old Master week last month

Raphael’s prep work on show at the Städel Museum

11 of the museum's works will be exhibited alongside 40 others loaned from around the world


Books: Raphael—all things to all ages

Three new monographs show the artist is still the equal of Leonardo and Michelangelo, if not so popular


Raphaels discovered in Haarlem Teylers Museum

The head curator recently reattributed the works to the artist

Prodigious, prolific, phenomenal: Raphael’s last 17 years in Rome on show at the Louvre

The Prado and the Louvre collaborate for a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition


Raphaels reunited for the Pope’s German visit

The Pope apparently insisted that the Vatican's Raphael’s Madonna di Foligno be displayed alongside Dresden’s own Raphael, painted in the same year

Vatican lends Raphael’s finest tapestries

Papal blessing and private funder for Victoria and Albert Museum’s Sistine show


The V&A and the RA compete to present a Vatican show timed to coincide with the first state visit to Britain of Pope Benedict XVI

V&A will reunite Raphael’s Sistine tapestries with their cartoons for first time in 500 years

'The Gonzaga Tapestries: from Mantegna to Raphael and Giulio Romano' goes on show in Mantua

The surviving tapestries come together at the Museo Civico Palazzo del Tè from 14 March - 27 June


Top quality old masters under the hammer next month

Rembrandt, Domenichino, Raphael and Van Dyck all on offer, but how many will remain in the UK?

The National Gallery discloses further information on Raphael's "Madonna of the pinks"

Still excluded from the material was correspondence we had requested relating to the final price of £22 million


The National Gallery purchases Raphael’s Madonna of the pinks: What we know

The Raphael was bought by the National Gallery for £22 million in February 2004

Complex negotiations for National Gallery's Raphael show

Fragility of panels has made museums reluctant to lend


The National Gallery secures Raphael

The Getty Museum loses out on “Madonna of the pinks”


The future of Raphael’s "Madonna of the pinks" still hangs in the balance

A lottery grant of £11.5 million may not be enough to keep the painting at the National Gallery


National Gallery reaches out to the underprivileged in bid to save Raphael from export

“The Madonna of the pinks” may have been painted for a nun in Perugia

Britain may lose Omai (twice) and an exquisite Raphael

Tate and the National Gallery reverse longstanding softly, softly policy over purchases to try to retain masterpieces


National Gallery and Getty fight over Raphael

The California museum has bought the Duke of Northumberland’s “Madonna of the pinks” for $50 million

Cleveland Museum of Art opens three new Old Masters exhibitions

This makes it the first US city host Raphael drawings from the Lille Palais des beaux-arts’ renowned collection

From Raphael to Tiepolo: Three centuries of Italian masterpieces come together at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The decadent show includes works from the Budapest Museum of Dine Arts, and is open until 4 August