Raphael Cartoons Reading List

Campbell, Thomas P. Tapestry in the Renaissance: Art and Magnificence. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. National Art Library pressmark: 604.AC.0296

Evans, Mark,  and Browne, Clare, eds. Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel. London : V&A, 2010

Fermor, Sharon. The Raphael Tapestry Cartoons: Narrative, Decoration, Design. London: Scala Books in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996. National Art Library pressmark: 47.Y.1700

Jobé, Joseph, ed. The Art of Tapestry. London: Thames and Hudson, 1965. National Art Library pressmark: 43.G.148

Jones, Roger, and Nicholas Penny. Raphael. New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1983. National Art Library pressmark: 505.F.22

Shearman, John K.G. Raphael's Cartoons in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen and the Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel. London: Phaidon, 1972. National Art Library pressmark: 107.Z.14

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Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel

Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel

In September 2010, the V&A will show four of the ten tapestries Raphael designed for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. These remarkable works ar…

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Event - Double Space for BMW - Precision & Poetry in Motion

Sat 13 September 2014–Fri 24 October 2014

DISPLAY: Fascinated by the themes of movement and the perception of space, multi-disciplinary designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby have devised an immersive, kinetic sculpture in conjunction with BMW that distorts the viewer’s sense of perspective as they view the Raphael cartoons on display at the V&A, and the architecture of the room they are standing in.

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