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Portrait of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese

Portrait of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese
Artist Raphael
Year 1509-1511
Type Oil on wood
Dimensions 139 cm × 91 cm (55 in × 36 in)
Location Museo di Capodimonte, Naples

The Portrait of Cardinal Alessandro Farnese is a portrait of cardinal Alessandro Farnese (the future Pope Paul III) by Raphael,[1] produced in 1509-11.

The cardinal walks past a window with a bright foreground into a dark hall. His delicate right hand holds a letter.[1]

The painting resides at the Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte in Naples.[1]


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