Raphael cordially responded to the Bolognese master's admiration, and said, in a letter dated in 1508, that few painters or none had produced Madonnas more beautiful, more devout, or better portrayed than those of Francia.
He is portrayed as the archadversary and accuser of man.
Yet even in this sterner setting the figure portrayed is unmistakably the same.
The evil queen was portrayed by the author as malignant and powerful.
If her look portrayed honesty, Dean's statement caught her completely off balance.