The disconcerting unity of Raphael

May 2, 2013

The disconcerting unity of Raphael

by C.B. Liddell

Harmony can sometimes have a disconcerting side. This is one insight to emerge from the Raphael exhibition at the National Museum of Western Art, the centerpiece of which is one of the artist’s acknowledged great works, the “Madonna del Granduca” (c. 1505). In his ...