Raphael and the Beard of Pope Julius II

Zucker, Mark J.
December 1977
Art Bulletin;Dec77, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p524
Academic Journal
Assesses the bearded depiction of Pope Julius II in the paintings of Raphael. Information on the sinfulness of ecclesiastical beards in the fifteenth century; Julius' reason for maintaining his beard; Details on the painting 'Mass of Bolsena.'


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