n.1.The principles of painting introduced by Raphael, the Italian painter.
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Thus, he cites Delacroix's characterization of academic art as "mongrel Raphaelism," Bismarck's mocking of Napoleon III as "a sphinx without a secret," and Gautier's nicknaming of Meissonier as the "painter of Lilliput." King reminds us of the critic Prosper Haussard's quip that "Meissonier was capable of putting the Prophets of the Sistine Chapel on the setting of a ring" (p.
But apparently he also liked the unintended "Raphaelism" and incorporated a "scarf" as well, immediately following the "staff."