Oddi Altarpiece (Raphael)

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The crowning of the virgin (Oddi altar)
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Artist Raphael
Year 1502-1504[1]
Type Oil tempera (egg-oil) on canvas
Dimensions 267 cm × 163 cm (105 in × 64 in)
Location Vatican Pinacoteca, Vatican City

The Oddi Altarpiece is an altarpiece of the Coronation of the Virgin painted in 1502-1504[1] by the Italian Renaissance master Raphael for the altar of the Oddi family chapel in the church of San Francesco al Prato in Perugia, Italy, now in the Vatican Pinacoteca.

The crowning of the Virgin[edit]

The crowning of the Virgin simply shows somewhat of a split screen:

The predella[edit]

The predella (39 × 190 cm) is composed of three 27 × 50 cm paintings:

  • The annunciation (left)
  • The adoration of the Magi (center)
  • The presentation in the temple (right)

The annunciation The adoration of the Magi The presentation in the temple

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dates are taken from the Vatican Pinacotheca website.

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