Castiglione (1478-1529) The Book of Courtier (1528). Perhaps most important work on Renaissance Education. Specified qualities necessary to be a true gentleman including physical and intellectual ablities and leading an active life. Rejected crude contemporary social habits. Described the idea of a "Renaissance Man" who was well-versed in the Greek and Roman classics, versatile personal demeanor. v. medieval vie of being a master in only 1 area.
Raffaello Sanzio (Urbino 1483 – Roma 1520), "Madonna con il Bambino e San Giuseppe", 1511-1512. (Madonna del velo detta anche Madonna di Loreto e Madonna di Santa Maria del Popolo. olio su tavola, 120×90 cm Chantilly, Musée Condé