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  • Raphael Philosophy Analysis

    Philosophy For this formal analysis I am continuing my focus on one of a four-panel series by Raphael Sanzio called Philosophy. This five-hundred-year-old fresco reside on a wall in a room known as the Stanza della Segnatura in the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City. The frescoes were commissioned to Raphael in 1509 by Pope Julius II and were completed in 1511. Raphael’s Philosophy panel is a depiction of the greatest scholars of the world, gathering together to share and exchange knowledge and learn from one another. It is a monumental meeting of different intellectual minds from different times in antiquity passing on information. In this piece, Raphael uses a classical roman setting and Intellectual congregation as a representation of…

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  • The School Of Athens Raphael Analysis

    Raphael Analysis In 1509, 27 year old Raphael Sanzio created what has been regarded as one of the most beautiful Renaissance paintings of all time. This art work is titled Philosophy (School of Athens). During the years of 1509 and 1511, Raphael painted The School of Athens. The general theme of this artwork is said to be a visualization of knowledge. The majority of persons depicted in the painting are unknown. However, it has been suggested that The School of Athens depicts Greek philosophers…

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  • Raphael The Three Graces. Madonna Barolmmeo

    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…

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  • How Did Raphael Vitruvius Influence Architecture

    Vitruvius also had an impact on other great artists like Michelangelo and Raphael. The artists both read Vitruvius’s De Architectura libri decem and would use the methods and ideology to construct their own art and architecture. Raphael would even make a translation for Vitruvius’s De Architectura libri decem in Italian in 1520. This shows the praise that Raphael had for Vitruvius’s work and highlights the importance he found in his work. Michelangelo was inspired as well, for example, he used…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci And Raphael: Renaissance Art Analysis

    Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael both formed the iconic dyad of the epitome of Renaissance art. In Leonardo da Vinci’s Madonna of the Rocks as well as Raphael’s rendition of da Vinci’s painting Madonna in the Meadow, a religious scene is depicted with Madonna gazes towards an exchange between Saint John and Jesus Christ in infantry as she realizes the grave future that Christ faces. While both paintings feature the same biblical figures in similar fashion, Raphael’s rendering takes on a brighter…

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  • Role Of Patronage In Renaissance Art

    Renaissance, we typically refer to this as the support provided by surrounding popes, kings, and the wealthy which would overall be provided to artist such as musicians, painters, and sculptors. Basically speaking, patrons operated as sponsors in order to endorse their political positions, social positions, and prestige. Specifically, Florence in the 15th century was an extremely suitable place for the talented artist of this time. Florence, Italy had greatly been shaped by the practice of…

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  • Pico Della Mirandola's Oration On The Dignity Of Man

    prodigy—Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, aka Raphael. In order to truly grasp the genius of Raphael and to greater appreciate his masterpiece: The School of Athens, understanding his upbringing plays a crucial role in examining the delicate balance between his obvert creativity and his expressive display of humanism. It is not fair to assume that every great artist or influential person, while in their budding childhood had an easy or entitled life. In the same merit one could say that our…

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  • Leonardo Da Vinci's Contribution To The Renaissance

    He was also known as 'The Father of Architecture'. Leonardo’s desire to paint things realistically became the standard for artist in the 16th century and so on. Leonardo came up with chiaroscuro, which was the idea that figures and objects weren’t outlined but instead were 3-dimensional and defined by light and shadow. This technique changed the way people looked at older paintings forever and made them seem almost cartoon-like and flat. Another contributor, a leading figure of Italian…

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  • Similarities Between Leonardo Da Vinci's The Last Supper

    Tradition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2011. Holt, Elizabeth Basye Gilmore. Michelangelo and the Mannerists: The Baroque and the Eighteenth Century. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981. "Last Supper - History." Last Supper - History. Accessed January 14, 2016. http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/davi/project/history.htm. "La Belle Jardinière by Raphael – Facts & History of the Painting." Totally History La Belle Jardiniere Comments. Accessed January 15, 2016.…

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  • The Importance Of Religion In Proto-Renaissance Art

    Since the early 1200s, there are many forms of architecture, sculpture, and architecture that are important bodies of work that present elements of the past and the future. Personally, the visually pleasing works of art are seen in paintings, from Berlinghieri, Bosh, Raphael, Caraccai, Tinteretto, and Michaelangelo. Each artist are influenced by the previous style period and have concepts that influence the following period. Firstly, in the early 1200s, the Proto-Renaissance shows the…

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