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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 are co…

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The Fabric of India

03 October 2015 – 10 January 2016. The highlight of the V&A’s India Festival, this will be the first major exhibition to explore the dynamic and multifaceted world of handmade textiles from India from the 3rd to the 21st century.

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Event - Art and the City: Ancient to Modern 2015-2016

Mon 28 September 2015–Mon 18 July 2016

2015-2016 YEAR COURSE: Explore the vibrant relationship between art and the metropolis from Antiquity to the present day.

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