Loquis: The Genius of Raphael Sanzio between gods and kings

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The Genius of Raphael Sanzio between gods and kings


Published on:  2019-07-22 15:33:00

  Famous people of Rome

Raphael Sanzio arrives in Rome at 25 years of age. It was formed in the workshop of the father and then in that of Perugino; From Urbino to Perugia, then Florence and finally in the city of the popes at the behest of Julius Second, later a favorite of Leo Tenth. In the Roman period, as a result of the many commissions, Raphael establishes a workshop in which artists are formed to mark Renaissance art. From 1508 to 1520 frescoes the rooms of the papal apartments in the Vatican and from 1514 is architect of the factory of San Pietro, successor of his friend Bramante; For the Chigi family, in addition to the frescoes for the foreign ministry, he made the chapel in Santa Maria del Popolo and decorated the church in Santa Maria della Pace; He is in charge of designing noble palaces, including Villa Madama in Monte Mario. Certainly one of the most famous and significant figures of the Renaissance. died on April 6, 1520, was buried, as he had asked, in the Pàntheon of Rome.

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