Raphael was a successor to Bramante as chief architect of the Vatican in 1518.
Raphael also designed a number of churches, palaces, and mansions.
Raphael was also was a artist and his first panting was the Stanza della Segnatura that represented the High Renaissance in Rome.
Raphael was important to the Renaissance because of his artistic finesse, much like the other painters he was influenced by previous artist.
The School of Athens was Raphael famous most famous paintings he created it represents philosophy.
Raphael contributed to the Renaissance through the paintings, frescoes and architecture he created and designed throughout his career. He is considered one of the greatest artists of the period, along with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci.
Raphael master painter and architect of the Italian High Renaissance. Raphael is best known for his Madonnas and for his large figure compositions in the Vatican.
Raphael had started painting at an early age and received training from the likes of Pietro Perugino and Timoteo Viti. By the time he was in his teens, he had produced a remarkable self-portrait. He was fully trained by 1500.
During the period 1502–1503, he painted the ‘Mond Crucifixion’, originally an altarpiece in the church of San Domenico, Città di Castello. The painting shows Jesus on the cross, looking peaceful even though he is dying.
He established a workshop and had around 50 assistants. He is credited to have run his workshop in the most efficient manner and several of his students became famous artists in their own right.