This inspiring scene depicts the transfiguration of Christ described in the Gospel. A significant event in the earthly life of Jesus, this is a magnificent prelude to his glory on the earth and in heaven forever. Lifted above the earth in a shimmering brilliance that has prostrated his apostles, Christ is seen with Moses and Elijah in this dazzling image of the Son of God revealed to man. This oil tempera on panel was completed in 1520 when Raphael was at his peak of genius. The original is on display in the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Vatican City, Rome. This 18x24 image is framed in a solid wood gold frame under nonglare glass.