Raphael Sanzio

By Nicholas Irvine

About Raphael Sanzio's Life

  • born on April 6th, 1483 in Urbino Italy
  • Spent most of his life in Florence Italy
  • He got trained from his father and a local painter named Timoteo Viti
  • He kept on training and became a better artist than his masters
  • He drew paintings, two are "Stanza della Segnature" and "Stanza d'Eliodoro

"Raphael." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Detroit: Gale, 1998

Saint George and the Dragon

  • Created in 1504
  • Found in Musee Du Buvre
  • the painting what painted it with oil on poplar
  • It is interesting to me because it seems to me that Raphael Sanzio is drawing about courage and beasts
  • It represents Humanism because it shows the true Renaissance man and woman


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