Thursday, October 29, 2015

The School of Athens

The School of Athens or Sculoa di Atene in Italian, is one of the most famous frescoes during the Italian Renaissance by Raphael. It was painted between 1509-1511, it was part of his commission to decorate the rooms called Stanze di Raffaello in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican.The picture has long been seen as "Raphael's masterpiece and the perfect embodiment of the classical spirit of the Renaissance."

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