Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, popularly known as Raphael, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance. Alongside Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he created some of the most well-known works in the world. Entire rooms in the Vatican are covered in his frescoes, of which “The School of Athens” is probably most famous. Born to a court painter in Urbino, Italy, he would paint a number of Madonnas and altarpieces before living in Rome and working for two popes.
Raphael was an Italian painter from the Renaissance period. Despite his short life, he left a large body of work. Enjoy a hand painted reproduction of is works in your own home today.
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