Pintoricchio uses this mode of decoration again in the Borgia Apartments, and from him Raphael borrowed the idea for his loggie.
In the loggie, Raphael represents God in the person of an old man wearing a long gray beard and attired in the oriental costume.
Indeed we might go further away from the palace than the loggie of the houses.
Among the paintings of this palace, the most beautiful are Raffaelle's frescos in the stanze and loggie.
Vasari said of the decorations in the loggie, "It is impossible to execute or to conceive a more exquisite work."
Raphael adopted the same style of ornamentation as that preserved here in the loggie of the Vatican.
To the average stranger 'the Vatican' suggests only the museum of sculpture, the picture-galleries and the loggie.
This series decorates the thirteen cupolas of the 'loggie,' or open galleries, running round three sides of an open court.
On high were loggie (galleries) "for the virgins and women."
From the stanze Narcisse took Pierre to the loggie, those glazed galleries which are so high and so delicately decorated.