Exhibition title: Raphael
Venue: Tokyo European Art Museum
Term: March 3 – June 2, 2013
A self-portrait of Raphael Sanzio when he was approxiamtely 21 – 23 years old.
It is said that the picture was painted while he was in his hometown, Ulbino,
during the era when he was lived and worked in Florence.
Although the authenticity of the painting had been disputed, it has been proven that
there can be little doubt that this is not an authentic work due to a recent scientific inquiry.
Courtesy: Ufizi Museum in Florence