Raphael and His Age

Drawings from Lille

The Exhibition Schedule

  • Cleveland OH / USA
    Cleveland Museum of Art

    Aug 24, 2002 - Nov 3, 2002
  • Lille / France
    Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille

    May 1, 2003 - Jul 1, 2003

The Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille has one of the important collections of drawings by Raphael (1483-1520), the great Renaissance master who worked in Urbino, Florence, and Rome. As part of the newly established program of FRAME (French Regional American Museum Exchange), Lille is lending about 20 of its Raphael drawings and 20 other Renaissance drawings to be included in this exhibition. The exhibition will also include major sheets by Botticelli, Filippino Lippi, and Fra Bartolomeo.