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Raphael 1483 - 1520. Influences in his life. Raffaelo Sanzio was born in Urbino April 6 th 1483. youngest of 3 grants of the high Renaissance. At 17 his father sent him to Perugia to become an apprentice under the highly-regarded Perugino.

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Raphael 1483 1520

Raphael 1483 - 1520


Influences in his life

Influences in his life

  • RaffaeloSanzio was born in Urbino April 6th 1483.

  • youngest of 3 grants of the high Renaissance.

  • At 17 his father sent him to Perugia to become an apprentice under the highly-regarded Perugino.

  • He imitated Perugino closely. At times it was hard to tell which paintings had been done by Raphael and which were done by Perugino.

  • One of his greatest paintings was the marriage of the virgin.


Influences in his life continued

Influences in his life continued

  • Raphael began to change his style he had learned slowly to the new techniques of Leonardo and Michelangelo.

  • His work changed from the typical style of Umbrian school with its emphasis on rigidly geometrical composition to a more animated, informal manner of painting.

  • He is best known for his Madonna's and large figure compositions.


Other works

Other works

  • Raphael was a keen student of archaeology and of ancient Greco-Roman sculpture.

  • He did his first architectural work designing the church of Sant’ EligiodegliOrefici.

  • Later in 1513 a banker commissioned him to design and decorate his funerary chapel in the church of Santa Maria del Popolo.


Raphael s death

Raphael’s Death

  • Raphael died in Rome on his 37th birthday, April 6th, 1520.

  • His funeral mass was at the Vatican.

  • His body was buried in the Pantheon in Rome.


Raphael after death

Raphael After Death

  • Raphael’s work is admired for its clarity of form and ease of composition and for its visual achievement.

  • His last masterpiece was the transfiguration.

  • Its an enormous alter piece that was unfinished at his death and was later on finished by his assistant Giulio Romano.

  • It now hangs at the Vatican Museum and was placed at the head of the bier at the funeral.


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