Raphael The Three Graces. Madonna Barolmmeo

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Raphael was born on April 6, 1483 in Urbino, Italy. He was originally born as Rafaello Sanzio, he is an Italian Renaissance painter and architect. Raphael’s father, Giovanni Santi was painter at the court of Urbino. In 1499, Raphael decided to go to Perugia, to work with another famous artist Perugino. His “elegant and graceful style” was attracted by Raphael, he used this inspiration towards Marriage of the Virgin. When Raphael was eight years old, his mother had passed away, and a few years later, so did his father. During his early days in Urbino, he painted Vision of a Knight, St.Michael and St.George, and also The Three Graces. When Raphael was in Florence, he was admiring many artists, such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and also Fra Bartolmmeo. He combined all the techniques and skills that he has earned and made it into his own personal design. During this period, his paintings were La Madonna del Granduca, Madonna del Giardino, Holy Family with the …show more content…
Sisto, and The Transfiguration. The Transfiguration was started in 1517, but he didn’t complete it, because of his death. An interesting fact about Raphael was that he didn’t just limit his work to religious things, he later extended on to design palaces. His predecessor, Donatio Bramante incorporated his use of details, these “details would come to determine the architectural style of the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods.” Raphael died on April ., 1520, on his 37th birthday. He died unexpectedley, he was working on one of his largest paintings on the canvas, The Transfiguration. His funeral mass was held at the Vatican, and his unfinished Transfiguration was placed on his coffin. Raphael’s body is at the Pantheon in Rome, Italy. Raphael’s painting styles, baroque, became a very important role in history. We still regard Raphael as “a leading artistic figure of Italian High Renaissance

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