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“Christ Falling on the Way to Calvary” by Raphael

Raphael Spasimo

“Christ Falling on the Way to Calvary” by Raphael

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Christ Falling on the Way to Calvary

  • Title:                        Christ Falling on the Way to Calvary
  • Italian:                     Lo Spasimo di Sicilia
  • Artist:                      Raphael
  • Year:                        1517
  • Medium:                 Fresco
  • Museum:                Prado Museum, Museo del Prado

Raphael

  • Name:            Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino
  • Born:              1483 – Urbino, Marche, Italy
  • Died:              1520 (aged 37) –  Rome, Italy
  • Movement:  High Renaissance
  • Masterpieces:
    •  Ginevra de’ Benci
    • The resurrection of Christ
    • Portrait of Pope Julius II
    • Spasimo
    • Saint George
    • Portrait of Baldassare Castiglione
    • The School of Athens
    • La Fornarina
    • Deposition of Christ

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“The habit doesn’t make the monk. – El hábito no hace al monje. “
Spanish Proverb

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Photo Credit: Raphael [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons