Italian High Renaissance painter Raffaello Snzio da Urbino is one of the most celebrated figures in art history. With works that adorn the walls of most major museums around the world, it’s easy to see why Raphael is considered one of the great masters of his time. Recently, one of Raffaello’s drawings made it to the Sotheby’s sale of “Old Master & British Paintings” and set a record for the highest selling drawing in recorded history. Aquired by a private collector for $47.9 million, hit the thumbs for a closer look at Rapahel’s “Head of an Apostle” drawing in full detail.

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