Raphael Sanzio Date of Birth: April 6, 1483 Date of Death: April 6, 1520 Erica Deweever and Meg D’Elia Mods:1-2 Raphael Sanzio Raphael Sanzio was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.” According to www.wikipedia.org, he was famous for Dream of Scipio, The Palazzo Aquila, Sistine Madonna , and the Saint George . Two of the most famous were the Sistine Madonna , Saint George , and the Dream of Scipio. Dream of Scipio 1. It’s very small, only a seventeen centimeters square. 2. Painted for the court of the Duke of Urbino 3. Painted around the year 1504. The Parnassus 1. Painted in 1511 2. It is located in the Stanza della segnatura. 3. The painting shows the mythological Mount Parnassus where Apollo resides according to wikipedia.org Fire of the Borgo !! 1. He painted it with his assistant Giulio Romano 2. It is located in the room that was named after it, the Stanza dell'incendio del Borgo ("The Room of the Fire in the Borgo"). 3. The painting was part of Raphael's commission to decorate the rooms that are now known as the Stanze di Raphael Opinion • Erica- I DID NOT LIKE THESE PAINTINGS AT ALL! THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO BE HOLY BUT THERE NOT AND. . . HOW ARE NAKED PEOPLE HOLY ??? • Meg- I thought some of the paintings were a little weird because they show naked people and different things…. So overall, I thought they were bad! References http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapheal for the link to background information http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapheal for the link to Dream of Scipio http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Parnassus for the link to The Parnassus http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fire_in_the_Borgo for the link Fire of the Borgo THE END !!