Another new charcoal drawing taken from Master works from the past. I am really surprised with this one. It reminds me of certain Picasso works.
Raphael was an Italian High Renaissance master and has always been someone I admire particularly his School of Athens.
My drawing comes from La Fornarina which is also known as Portrait of a Young Woman and was painted between 1518 and 1520.
Here is the Wikipedia link to see the original painting.
The woman is identified as the fornarina (bakeress) Margherita Luti, Raphael’s Roman mistress.
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