Raphael’s Life in Pieces

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino | A Life in Pieces

Take a journey through time to learn about the life of a true Italian Renaissance artistic genius, Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, also known as Raphael. From turning to other Old Masters such as Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci for art inspiration to becoming the European academies of art’s basis for training, Raphael left a vast impression on the art world and beyond.

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino | Life in Pieces | Artist's Network

From June 1 through Sept. 3, 2017, 120 works of art by Raphael will be on display for “Raphael: The Drawings” exhibit at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England. “Aged only 37 when he died, Raphael’s fame in drawing had a transformative effect on European art over centuries. This exciting exhibition focuses on his extraordinary creativity, and shows how exploration and experimentation shaped his breathtakingly accomplished drawings.”

Learn more about Ashmolean’s exclusive exhibition, and the incredible drawings being featured, at Ashmolean.org.


**Check out more from the Life in Pieces series:

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