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Raphael The Sistine Madonna oil painting


The Sistine Madonna
Painting ID::  3324
Raphael
The Sistine Madonna
1513-14 Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden

   
   
     

Raphael Madonna del Baldacchino oil painting


Madonna del Baldacchino
Painting ID::  3325
Raphael
Madonna del Baldacchino
1507 Galleria Palatina, Florence

   
   
     

Raphael Detail from the Saint Nicholas Altarpiece oil painting


Detail from the Saint Nicholas Altarpiece
Painting ID::  3326
Raphael
Detail from the Saint Nicholas Altarpiece
1500-01 Pinacoteca Civica Tosio Martinengo, Brescia

   
   
     

Raphael Saint Michael Trampling the Dragon oil painting


Saint Michael Trampling the Dragon
Painting ID::  3327
Raphael
Saint Michael Trampling the Dragon
1518 Musee du Louvre, Paris

   
   
     

Raphael Christ on the Cross with the Virgin, Saint Jerome, Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist oil painting


Christ on the Cross with the Virgin, Saint Jerome, Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist
Painting ID::  3328
Raphael
Christ on the Cross with the Virgin, Saint Jerome, Mary Magdalene and John the Baptist
1502 The National Gallery, London

   
   
     

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     Raphael
     Italian High Renaissance Painter, 1483-1520 Raphael Sanzio, usually known by his first name alone (in Italian Raffaello) (April 6 or March 28, 1483 ?C April 6, 1520), was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, celebrated for the perfection and grace of his paintings and drawings. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period. Raphael was enormously productive, running an unusually large workshop, and, despite his early death at thirty-seven, a large body of his work remains, especially in the Vatican, whose frescoed Raphael Rooms were the central, and the largest, work of his career, although unfinished at his death. After his early years in Rome, much of his work was designed by him and executed largely by the workshop from his drawings, with considerable loss of quality. He was extremely influential in his lifetime, though outside Rome his work was mostly known from his collaborative printmaking. After his death, the influence of his great rival Michelangelo was more widespread until the 18th and 19th centuries, when Raphael's more serene and harmonious qualities were again regarded as the highest models. His career falls naturally into three phases and three styles, first described by Giorgio Vasari: his early years in Umbria, then a period of about four years (from 1504-1508) absorbing the artistic traditions of Florence, followed by his last hectic and triumphant twelve years in Rome, working for two Popes and their close associates.

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