Raphael, Two Nude Figures Crouching, c. 1512
Lent from the Royal Library by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

This drawing belongs to a group of studies for an unexecuted painting of The Resurrection. The work had been commissioned by the financier Agostino Chigi, one of Raphael's most important patrons during the 1510s.

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