Restoration work has been completed on a famous series of frescoes by Raphael in the Vatican Museums.
Workers’ scaffolds have been removed from the Room of Heliodorus, which
Antontio Paolucci, the director of the Vatican Museums, describes as
“the masterpiece of Raphael.”
The room is named for one of the frescoes,
which depicts the expulsion of Heliodorus from the temple.
which will now be re-opened to the public, is one of several in the
Vatican Museums painted by Raphael, originally to serve as the
apartments of Pope Julius II.