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

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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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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