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Pomi 1 Marc Pomi ARH 102  11/26/2008 Madonna and Child Enthroned with the Young Baptist and Saints Peter,   Catherine, Lucy, and Paul The piece is a very exciting piece in a very good condition. The frame  surrounding the work looks old and tarnished and is not original to the work.  Raphael’s use of bright colors gives an uplifting feeling as you stare and are  drawn to the center of the piece which beholds the Virgin Mary. The piece also  makes me feel very crowded as there is not a lot of space or background put into  the work but mainly entails people. Raphael also used gold plating to highlight  the halos in the piece with full halos around the adult figures and thin halos  around the children. This gives a sense of richness to the painting as well as  giving another contrast of color. The faces of each saint and person in the  painting are very distraught and solemn giving an uneasy feeling almost. The 
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angels above the piece give a sense of protection over the saints and the virgin  as you look at it. Generally, the imaginary lines that run through the painting also 
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