INDIVITUAL RESEARCH PAPER
ARTIST- Raphael Sanzio
Raees Sattar- #1566
American National College
DR. B.D. Nandadeva
Art History and Art Appreciation-ART-211
Rafello Sanzio da Urbino, or simply Raphael, by which he was better known as, who lived from April 6, 1483 to April 6, 1520, was an Italian painter and an architect of the High Renaissance period, who was very famous for his perfect and attractive paintings and drawings. Raphaels most famous and well-known piece of work is the School of Athens, but however, there are his other paintings too like The Alba Madonna, Madonna della Tenda, Madonna del Baldacchino, The madonna of Foligno, Madonna and the Child, and finally The Granduca Madonna.
He also painted religious paintings like Mary and the Infant Jesus, etc, which tells us that he was a more religious kind of artist. He did not learn to paint on his own, but his father who too was an artist called Giovanni Santi taught him. Raphael went to Florence, to study the works of the other great artists at that time like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci.
Background of Raphael-
Raphael who was the youngest of the three renaissance artists, was not only an Italian artist, but a painter too at the period of High Renaissance and lived for thirty- seven years.His accurate and glamorous paintings and drawings had made him very famous at that time. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he becomes a great master of that period. Raphael was very useful during his times, where he had run a large workshop and left behind many of his attractive works, despite expiring...