Raphael La Muta is back in Urbino

Raphael La Muta portrait is back home in Urbino. The Portrait of a young woman, normally known as La Muta, has been recently restored by Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence after a trip to Japan (a Japanese tv network financed part of the restoration).

Raphael La Muta back in UrbinoIt will be displayed in the Ducal Palace Sala dei Banchetti until May 5th to celebrate her return and then will go back to the Duchess’ apartments where it belongs. During the restoration the painting was analysed through x rays and other methods and the attribution to Raphael is now 100% reliable.

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