Renaissance Raphael: Woven Tapestry

 1-11. Raphael (1483 - 1520). Italy 1515 - 16. © Royal Collection / V&A Tapestry Cartoon: The Miraculous Draught of Fishes, Luke 5: 1-11. Raphael (1483 – 1520). Italy 1515-16. © Royal Collection / V&A I will be running a three-day practical workshop at the V&A to coincide with the current exhibition Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel. Four of the ten tapestries designed by Raphael for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City are displayed alongside the 
full-size designs for them ‐ the famous Raphael Cartoons. ‘This is the first time that the designs and tapestries have been displayed together ‐
something Raphael himself never witnessed. The tapestries have not been shown before in the UK.’ The workshop will include a curator talk on Renaissance methods and materials and during the course we will be exploring and experimenting with these fascinating techniques. Wednesday 6 ‐ Friday 8 October Art Studio, Sackler Centre 10.30 -16.30 £180, £144 concessions (includes materials) Book now: 020 7942 2211


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