• Born in Italian City of Urbino
  • Born in the year 1483 to 1520
  • He was 8 years old when his mom,Magia, died
  • In 1499 Raphael went to Perugia and became a student and assistant of painter,Perugino


  • In 1514, Raphael was made chief architect of the rebuilding of St. Peter's Basilica
  • He painted for a church in Citta' Di Castello
  • He learned the play of light and shade,and dramatic action
  • He painted pictures using oils on wood

Impact on Today

  1. He made people think of personality when people looked at his paintings
  2. Raphael influenced painters up to the 1900's
  3. Lastly, he changed the way people thought of the Holy Madonna

Interesting Facts


  • His early paintings were also greatly influenced by Perigino

  • He painted a portrait of the courtier and author Baldassare Castiglion in 1515

  • His nickname was "Prince of painters"

Citation Section

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