Vatican Frescos Unveiled

May 19 2020

 

Video: Vatican City News

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

The Vatican Museums have unveiled a newly restored fresco cycle in the Aula Pontificum Superior, a room on the second floor of the Apostolic Palace designed for banquets and receptions. The restoration, which began in 2015, has led to several new discoveries including the reattribution of two figures in cycle to Raphael himself. Most of the work, however, is given to Giulio Romano, Giovan Francesco Penni and other workshop collaborators.

These rooms will soon be open to visitors as Italy begins to reopen its museums.

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