<em>Pope Leo X with Giulio de' Medici and Luigi de' Rossi</em>, Raphael, c1518<br />
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Roman period 1513 - 1516

On 1st December Leonardo is in Rome as part of the household of Giuliano de’Medici (brother of Pope Leo X), who sets up the artist in a workshop in the Belvedere wing of the Vatican Palace.

Between c1513-16 Leonardo probably began his painting of the seated St John the Baptist, later transformed by someone else into a Bacchus.

Paris Manuscript E is begun. Giovanni de’ Medici is elected Pope as Leo X.

Michelangelo finishes the figure of Moses for the tomb of Pope Julius II.

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