Louvre reveals dark faces of Old Master Raphael

"Saint Jean Baptiste dans le desert", a painting by Raphael is presented as part of the exhibition "Late Raphael" at the Louvre museum, in Paris, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. This exhibition, organized by the Louvre from Oct. 11 to Jan. 14, 2013 in partnership with the Prado Museum, brings together the works produced by Raphael in Rome during the last years of his life. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)Raphael, the third in the Renaissance trinity of Michaelango and Leonardo Da Vinci, is famed for his serene paintings of classic subjects — orderly, predictable and harmonious.


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