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St. Paul Rending His Garments:Left foot
St. Paul Rending His Garments:Left foot
In the finished study, Raphael placed St. Paul's left foot slightly higher than he had planned at first. The pentimento is visible partly because Raphael used a technique known as metalpoint, a technique which prohibits the easy removal of a line.


Raphael
Italian, Rome, about 1514 - 1515
Metalpoint heightened with white gouache on lilac-gray prepared paper
9 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.
84.GG.919