One of my favorite paintings: The School of Athens - Raffaello Sanzio

One of my favorite paintings: The School of Athens - Raffaello Sanzio

Raphael, age 13, self portrait using a technique (I think) called silver etching? Details aside, a nicely proportioned self portrait, simple yet captures the face.

Raphael, age 13, self portrait using a technique (I think) called silver etching? Details aside, a nicely proportioned self portrait, simple yet captures the face.

The Spirit of Archangel Raphael....  A healing presence.that connects with the Earth

The Spirit of Archangel Raphael.... A healing presence.that connects with the Earth

Studies for the Transfiguration - Raphael ..Artist: Raphael  Style: High Renaissance  Genre: sketch and study  Technique: pencil  Material: paper

Studies for the Transfiguration - Raphael ..Artist: Raphael Style: High Renaissance Genre: sketch and study Technique: pencil Material: paper

Sistine Madonna, also called La Madonna di San Sisto, is an oil painting by the Italian artist Raffaello Sanzio (Raphael). -

Raphael's Iconic Painting: The Sistine Madonna

Sistine Madonna, also called La Madonna di San Sisto, is an oil painting by the Italian artist Raffaello Sanzio (Raphael). -

'Cynthia' (1954) by American painter Moses Soyer (1899-1974). Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in. via Christies

'Cynthia' (1954) by American painter Moses Soyer (1899-1974). Oil on canvas, 30 x 24 in. via Christies

The School of Athens fresco, which is one of Raphael’s most famous works, was completed to decorate the Stanza della Segnatura commission by the Pope. The Stanza was the first set of rooms to be decorated, and this painting was the second in the set of paintings that adorn the walls. Although it was created for a grand room in the Vatican, nearly every one of the figures in the painting can be identified as a Greek philosopher, rather than a religious character. Raphael included the likeness…

The School of Athens fresco, which is one of Raphael’s most famous works, was completed to decorate the Stanza della Segnatura commission by the Pope. The Stanza was the first set of rooms to be decorated, and this painting was the second in the set of paintings that adorn the walls. Although it was created for a grand room in the Vatican, nearly every one of the figures in the painting can be identified as a Greek philosopher, rather than a religious character. Raphael included the likeness…

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