Raphael Sanzio


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Sanzio, Raphael:

see Raphael SantiRaphael Santi
or Raphael Sanzio,
Ital. Raffaello Santi or Raffaello Sanzio , 1483–1520, major Italian Renaissance painter, b. Urbino. In Raphael's work is the clearest expression of the exquisite harmony and balance of High Renaissance composition.
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Sanzio, Raphael

(1483–1520)
High Renaissance architect and painter of great distinction. After Bramante’s death, he was appointed master of works of St. Peter’s, Rome, and proposed a basilican version of Bramante’s plan.
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