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Oddi Altarpiece (Raphael)

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Oddi Altarpiece (Raphael)

The crowning of the virgin (Oddi altar)
Artist Raphael
Year 1502-1504[1]
Type Oil tempera (egg-oil) on canvas
Dimensions 267 cm × 163 cm (105 in × 64 in)
Location Vatican Pinacoteca, Vatican City

The Oddi Altarpiece is an altarpiece of the Coronation of the Virgin painted in 1502-1504[1] by the Italian Renaissance master Raphael for the altar of the Oddi family chapel in the church of San Francesco al Prato in Perugia, Italy, now in the Vatican Pinacoteca.


  • The crowning of the Virgin 1
  • The predella 2
  • Notes 3
  • External links 4

The crowning of the Virgin

The crowning of the Virgin simply shows somewhat of a split screen:

The predella

The predella (39 × 190 cm) is composed of three 27 × 50 cm paintings:

  • The annunciation (left)
  • The adoration of the Magi (center)
  • The presentation in the temple (right)

The annunciation The adoration of the Magi The presentation in the temple


  1. ^ a b Dates are taken from the Vatican Pinacotheca website.

External links

  • The altarpiece and the predella at the Vatican Pinacotheca.
  • The altarpiece and the left, center and right part of the predella at the Web Gallery of Art.

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