Art Cafe…Cartoons to Tapestries, A Tale of Two Raphaels

Did you know that Raphael did cartoons? Well, not in the sense of cartoons today. The cartoons were commissioned by Pope Leo X in 1515 and were the initial designs for tapestries to be hung in the Sistine Chapel. Here is a short film from the Victoria and Albert Museum documenting the 2010 reuniting of the Raphael Cartoons and Tapestries in the Sistine Chapel.

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