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Famous History Paintings by Raphael

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List of famous Raphael History paintings, listed alphabetically with pictures of the art when available. Raphael is revered by art enthusiasts everywhere, having created some of the most historic History paintings of all time. These popular Raphael History paintings have sold for up to a few hundred thousand dollars, so if you want an original in your home then you better start saving. Going to museums can be expensive and time consuming, so scroll through this list to see History paintings that Raphael created from the comfort of your own home. You can find additional information for these renowned Raphael History paintings by clicking the names of the pieces. Items featured on this list include everything from Saint George and the Dragon to The School of Athens This list answers the questions, "What are the most famous Raphael History paintings?" and "What are examples of Raphael History paintings?"
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  • Ansidei Madonna
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    The Ansidei Madonna is a 1505-1507 painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael, painted during his Florentine period. It shows the Blessed Virgin Mary sitting on a wooden throne, with the child Christ on her lap. On her right John the Baptist stands, on her left Saint Nicholas is reading. At the time the painting was commissioned, there were other paintings that made up the grouping for the altarpiece. Of the predellas, the only that remains is Saint John the Baptist Preaching, the others are inexplicably lost. Both the main painting, "Ansidei Madonna", and the predella "Saint John the Baptist Preaching", are located at the National Gallery in London.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Raphael
    • Subject: Madonna, Child Jesus, Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, Madonna and Child
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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  • Deliverance of Saint Peter
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    The Liberation of Saint Peter is a fresco painting by the Italian High Renaissance artist Raphael and his assistant Giulio Romano. It was painted in 1514 as part of Raphael's commission to decorate with frescoes the rooms that are now known as the Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. It is located in the Stanza di Eliodoro, which is named after The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple. The painting shows how Saint Peter was liberated from Herod's prison by an angel, as described in Acts 12. It is technically an overdoor, probably the most majestic ever painted. The fresco shows three scenes in symmetrical balance formed by the feigned architecture and stairs. In... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Raphael
    • Subject: Saint Peter
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Fresco
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  • Disputation of the Holy Sacrament
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    The Disputation of the Sacrament, or Disputa, is a painting by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael. It was painted between 1509 and 1510 as only the first part of Raphael's commission to decorate with frescoes the rooms that are now known as the Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. At the time, this room was known as the Stanza della Segnatura, and was the private papal library where the supreme papal tribunal met.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Raphael
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Fresco
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  • Ezekiel's Vision
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    Ezekiel's Vision is a c. 1518 painting by Raphael showing the prophet Ezekiel's vision of God in majesty. It is housed in the Palatine Gallery of Palazzo Pitti, Florence, central Italy.... more on Wikipedia
    • Artist: Raphael
    • Subject: Ezekiel
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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