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Raphael, 1483-1520 : the invention of the High Renaissance

Thoenes, Christof. (Author). Raphael 1483-1520 (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library ND 623 .R3 T46 2016 30775305543010 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9783836532426
  • ISBN: 3836532425
  • Physical Description: print
    95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles ; Taschen, 2016.

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General Note: Original edition published: Köln ; Los Angeles : Taschen, ©2007.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Paths of access to a classic -- Apprenticeship and early years as a master -- Raphael in Florence -- The Madonna -- Painter in the Vatican -- The large altarpieces -- The patron : Agostino Chigi -- Portraits -- Raphael 1483-1520 life and work.
Summary, etc.: Influenced by his contemporaries Michelangelo and Leonardo, Raphael Santi (1483-1520) became, in his own right, one of the most important artists of the High Renaissance. Though Raphael painted many important works in his Florence period, including his famous Madonnas, it was his mature work in Rome that cemented his place in history, most notably the Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican featuring his School of Athens and Triumph of Religion murals. This overview traces the life's work of this Renaissance master who achieved the height of greatness in only two decades of creation and whose influential work paved the way for the Mannerist and Baroque movements.
Subject: Raphael 1483-1520 Criticism and interpretation
Painters Italy Biography
Art, Renaissance
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