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Raphael one of the three major artists of the High Renaissance was born in Urbino in 1483 He is considered one of the greatest and most popular artists of all time by many Giovanni Santi his father and minor artist gave Raphael his first instructions on painting techniques He is also said to have studied with Timoteo Viti at Urbino He was at the seat of Federico di Giorgio for some time In 1499 Raphael went to Perugia in Umbria The highly regarded Perugino became his mentorand Raphael painted for him Raphael spent four years with Perugino he learned all that Pergugino could possibly teach him Over the years Raphael immitated his masters work at times historians have found it difficult to determine which work was done by Raphael At around this time Raphael completed his indipendent works made in Perugia Sposalizio or Marriage of the Virgin 1504 and Crucified Christ with the Virgin Mary Saints and Angels 1503 Raphael moved to Florence in 1504 with a letter of reccomendation from the Duchess of Montefeltro to the gonfalonier Soderini At the time Raphael moved to Florence art was headed in a new contreversial direction possibly causing a forcefull impression on 21 year old Raphael He studied the works of Michaelangelo Leonardo Di Vinci and Fra Bartolommeo He learned their methods in which he would play with light shadow the anatomy and dramatic representation In 1508 Julias II called for Raphael after asking for Michaelangelo as well A suite of papal rooms was to be decorated based on theologically-determined concetto A more generous style was ordered by the Vatican something appropriate to the might of the Roman papacy It was a tough job and Raphael found himself searching for assistants and pupils so much that in some of the later rooms it is difficult to determin the artists hand In the first room the Stanza della Segnatura 1509-1511 decorated with scenes that
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