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Raphael Sanzio Overview
Raphael born to a family in Urbino, Italy on April 6, 1483 is a very famous and well known Artist during the Renaissance. Raphael by the age of eleven was already apprenticed to Pietro Perugino. As his childhood slipped away, he had a potential and talent for art and was claimed to be a master. When Raphael got to his twenties he had many amazing paintings and was said to be one of the best artists at that time.Raphael died at the age of thirty seven he has made a huge influence on the world and is a role model and inspiration to young artists.
1483 Raphael Sanzio was born in Urbino, Italy
1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean to discover America
1494 Giovanni Santi, Raphael's Father, dies on August first
1495 Raphael begins apprenticeship with Pietro Perugino
1505 He was taught Florentine art in Florence
1507 Raphael was commissioned to paint
1508 Raphael was called to Rome by the pope
1520 Raphael dies on the 6th of April because of a fever