On high were loggie (galleries) "for the virgins and women."
The courtyard with its loggie was built by Andrea Sansovino in 1519.
Indeed we might go further away from the palace than the loggie of the houses.
In the Loggie, Raphael represents God in the person of an old man wearing a long gray beard and attired in the oriental costume.
Among the paintings of this palace, the most beautiful are Raffaelle's frescos in the stanze and loggie.
Pintoricchio uses this mode of decoration again in the Borgia Apartments, and from him Raphael borrowed the idea for his loggie.
To the average stranger 'the Vatican' suggests only the museum of sculpture, the picture-galleries and the Loggie.
Raphael adopted the same style of ornamentation as that preserved here in the Loggie of the Vatican.
This series decorates the thirteen cupolas of the 'Loggie,' or open galleries, running round three sides of an open court.
From the stanze Narcisse took Pierre to the loggie, those glazed galleries which are so high and so delicately decorated.