La Donna Velata (c. 1516). By Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483-1520), known as Raphael, an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. This was the fourth fresco in the hall of the Signatures (Vatican Palace, Rome), painted between 1509 and 1510. La Velata, or La donna Velata ('The woman with the veil'), is one of the most famous portraits by the Italian Renaissance painter Raphael. The subject of the painting is identified as the fornarina (bakeress) Margherita Luti, Raphael's Roman mistress.

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La Donna Velata (c. 1516). By Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino (1483-1520), known as Raphael, an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. This was the fourth fresco in the hall of the Signatures (Vatican Palace, Rome), painted between 1509 and 1510. La Velata, or La donna Velata ('The woman with the veil'), is one of the most famous portraits by the Italian Renaissance painter Raphael. The subject of the painting is identified as the fornarina (bakeress) Margherita Luti, Raphael's Roman mistress.

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Image ID: HHG823