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The Triumph Of Galatea. The painting by Raphael
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The Triumph Of Galatea

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, also known as simply Raphael, was one of the most famous Renaissance artists and a great master painter and architect. Born in 1483 at the modest but culturally important city of Urbino, Italy, he became Perugino's apprentice at only eight years old, despite his mother's protest. At the year of 1500, he was already declared as a master, acknowledging the completion of his training.

In the following years of his career, he traveled between the cities of Urbino, Perugia, and Florence. In this phase, Sanzio used his talent to create from small paintings to large frescoes, displaying his technique that, at this moment, was similar to Perugino's. Multiple churches and small cabinet paintings were produced in the following years, with distinction to Crucifixion, Marriage Of the Virgin, and The Three Graces and St. Michael.

Raphael reached his peak when he moved to Rome, where he lived his last years and produced his most remarkable artworks. When suggested by the architect Donato Bramante, Pope Julius II invited the great master to move to the capital and commissioned him to work in what would be the Vatican library. He died young, at 37, but his productive life has granted us a good number of masterpieces, and he is recognized until today as one of the most talented artisans of all time.

Commissioned by Agostini Chigi to be exhibited at Villa Farnesina, finished in the year 1512, Raffaello presents us with this magnificent work of art. The Triumph of Galatea is unique in the artist portfolio because it is the only piece related to the greek mythology depicted by him.

The fresco depicts a scene from Nereid's life, showing the imponent Galatea riding a chariot pulled by dolphins. With the main character, we can see a triton, a male version of a mermaid, grabbing a woman. At his side, another triton sounds a horn, inviting others to the attack. There is a clear inspiration on Michelangelo's work in this masterpiece that can be noticed on the vivid colors and contrast, very similar to the Roman era paintings.

Raphael did not reproduce the main events of the story in this fresco, and he focused mostly on the nymph's apotheosis scene. One of his main inspirations was the Stanze per la Giostra, made by Angelo Poliziano, a vernacular poem where Cupids plot to make women fall in love with a nymph, hoping to win her favor with their help.

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The Triumph Of Galatea Raphael

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