Raphael's Fornarina on View in the United States for the First Time: Three-City Tour Begins at New York's Frick Collection

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This winter The Frick Collection will display La Fornarina by Raphael (1483–1520), a sumptuous and enigmatic work that will be on view in the United States for the first time ever. Generously lent by the National Gallery of Art at the Palazzo Barberini, Rome, the painting stands out among the artist’s works for its virtuoso depiction of a nude sitter and the diaphanous material she holds.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2004