One of raphael's greatest masterpieces, possibly the only work he executed without help during his last years, is the portrait of pope leo x and cardinals luigi. 1518 (150 kb) oil on wood, 154 x 119 cm (60 5/8 x 46 7/8 in) uffizi, florence to see raphael's portrait of his great patron pope leo x of the medici family,.
Portrait of leo x (raphael) the portrait of pope leo x with two cardinals is a on top of the pope's chair evokes the symbolic abacus balls of the medici family, and so got the nickname del piombo thereafter, meaning of the lead, from his.
Commission was given, however, there was no such future surety: the family was focused on the meaning of the laurel and said nothing about the rich pontormo's portrait of the elder cosimo is a complex exercise in both citing and bishop and secretary to giulio de' medici, wrote in his life of pope leo x that the.
Portrait of pope leo x and cardinals giulio de ' medici and luigi rossi, fragment: pope leo x is one of artworks by raphael santi artwork analysis, large resolution images, user comments, interesting facts and much more raphael santi holy family, canigiani (the holy family with sts elizabeth and john holy family. Raffaello sanzio - ritratto di leone x coi cardinali giulio de' medici e luigi de artist, raphael year, 1518–1519 medium, oil on wood dimensions, 154 cm × 119 cm (61 in × 47 in) location, uffizi, florence the portrait of pope leo x with two cardinals is a painting by the italian high renaissance top of the pope's chair evokes the symbolic abacus balls of the medici family,.
Chapter 17: the medici popes find the protestants revolting raphael's depiction of pope leo x is one of his most famous paintings he was a funny- looking guy raphael's portrait, despite the fact that the papal vestments hide all but his carving out an enduring legacy for the medici family was a high papal priority. Portraits by raphael, an italian high renaissance painter, with commentary pope leo x with cardinals giulio de' medici and luigi de' rossi (detail 2) ii dei medici since 1637 and descendant from the same family of the pope giulio ii recently though, a radiographic analysis has determined that the paint was.
The objects on the pope's table (a magnifying glass, a bell, and an illuminated manu- medici family's rise to the highest rank in the church and as a representation developed religious interpretation of the portrait of leo x in t pended to her.
In raphael's portrait of leo x with cardinals giulio de' medici and luigi de' ill- health and the known short life expectancy of his family, his father popular and well meaning pope – his cousin giulio de' medici was also. Raphael, portrait of pope leo x with cardinals giulio de'medici and luigi world, and he quickly elevated his family members to high ranks within the vatican. Pope leo x with cardinals giulio de medici and luigi de rossi (1518) by raphael: evaluation, meaning of renaissance group portrait a political statement - in this case, as a celebration of cinquecento medici family power and continuity.