Hum Midterm Project - plaster the painting becomes an...

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Raphael Quick Facts: NAME: Rafaello Sanzio da Urbino OCCUPATION: Architect, Painter BIRTH DATE: April 6, 1483 DEATH DATE: April 6, 1520 PLACE OF BIRTH: Urbino, Italy PLACE OF DEATH: Rome, Italy AKA: Raffaello AKA: Raphael NICKNAME: "Prince of Painters" AKA: Raphael Santi AKA: Raphael Sanzio
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School of Athens Different views of Raphael’s School of Athens
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About the School Of Athens Quick Facts Year 1509–1510 Medium Fresco Location Apostolic Palace, Vatican City Dimensions 200 in × 300 in 500 cm × 770 cm Fresco Painting- a technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid lime plaster. Water is used as the vehicle for the pigment and, with the setting of the plaster, the painting becomes an integral part of the wall.
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Unformatted text preview: plaster, the painting becomes an integral part of the wall. • The frescoes, located on the walls of the Stanza, include images descriptive of philosophy, poetry, law, and theology. • The fresco itself includes 21 distinct figures set against a backdrop of a school. The figures are engaged in conversation, work or games. • The central figures in School of Athens are Plato and Aristotle. Other Paintings by Raphael The vision of Ezekiel(1518) The mute woman The Sistin Madonna(1513-14,oil on canvas) The Holy Family(1518,canvas) The fire in the Bongo(fresco)...
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