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The 17 Artworks of Raphael Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino and created around 1509



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Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino) - The School of Athens (detail 1) (Stanza della Segnatura)The School of Athens (detail 1) (Stanza della Segnatura)Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

This wall painting, located in the Vatican, contains pictures of many famous philosophers. Plato and Aristotle are the two in the middle. As an inside joke, Raphael based Plato’s face on fellow artist Leonardo da Vinci. He also included Michelangelo and himself elsewhere in the painting.

Apostolic Palace (Vatican City, Vatican)
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Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino) - Stanze Vaticane - The School of AthensStanze Vaticane - The School of AthensRaphael (Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino)

The School of Athens is a fresco painted by Italian Renaissance artist Raffaello Sanzio Da Urbino, commonly known as Raphael. It is one of four frescoes in Stanza Della Segnatura that depict distinct branches of knowledge. The School of Athens is meant to represent philosophy. No contemporary docume...

Apostolic Palace (Italy)