Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

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Style: High Renaissance;Italian Renaissance;Renaissance

Place: Urbino

Born: 1483

Death: 1520

Nationality: Italy


Italian in full RAFFAELLO SANZIO (b. April 6, 1483, Urbino, Duchy of Urbino --d. April 6, 1520, Rome, Papal States ), master painter and architect of the Italian High Renaissance. Raphael is best known for his Madonnas and for his large figure compositions in the Vatican in Rome. His work is admired for its clarity of form and ease of composition a...