Artist: Raphael (1483 – 1520)

10 Of The World's Most Famous Painters

tempRaffaello Sanzio da Urbino was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form and ease of composition and for its visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. The Marriage of the Virgin, also known as Lo Sposalizio, was completed in 1504 for a Franciscan church in Città di Castello, the painting depicts a marriage ceremony between Mary and Joseph. It is currently located in Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan.

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