La velata

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La velata
La donna velata v2.jpg
Artist Raphael
Year 1514–1515
Type Oil on canvas
Dimensions 82 cm × 60.5 cm (32 in × 23.8 in)
Location Palatine Gallery, Palazzo Pitti, Florence

La velata, or La donna velata ("The woman with the veil"), is one of the most famous portraits by the Italian Renaissance painter Raphael.[citation needed]

The subject of the painting appears in another portrait, La Fornarina, and is traditionally identified as the fornarina (bakeress) Margherita Luti, Raphael's Roman mistress.

One of Raphael's distinctions is his attention to the clothing of the subjects of his portraits, this one depicting opulence.[1]

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  1. ^ Baldini, Nicoletta (2005). Raphael. Rizzoli. p. 14. 

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