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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Italy celebrates the beautiful life of Raphael

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2020 marks the 500th anniversary of the Raphael’s death (April 6, 1483-April 6, 1520),  so this year he is the star of the museums and show in Italy.

Raphael, is one of the Italian genious of the Renaissance with his contemporaries, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti. The man of passion lived in Urbino and he died in Rome in 1520, at the age of 37 years. He was already famous during his short life for his art (his work influenced generations of artists) and he was known also for his good look and his courtly manners

Credits: Adobe Photo. The city of Raphael

An extraordianry exhibition of the artist was at the Scuderie del Quirinale in Rome; The exhibit includes 200 masterpieces never before shown together! the show for now is closed after four days due to coronavirus, but it ‘s going to reopen this summer. Now we have a chance to appreciate Raphael’s work in a new light and in everyplace of the world because the artist now is online!  So the free virtual tour is now available. You can appreciate his beauty on You Tube in the video “Raffaello principe delle arti”.

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