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Raphael's Vision of the Virgin Mary-Sophia

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Raphael's Vision of the Virgin Mary-Sophia

In this book by Wackenroder, a German monk tells how, as he was looking amongst the manuscripts of his monastery, he found some writings by Bramante where the latter tells where he learned from Raphael how the Madonna's the secret of his wonderful Madonna's. Raphael has always wished he could paint the Mother of God in all her perfection, but he had never succeeded. 

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