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Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino[2] (Italian: [raffa??llo ?santsjo da ur?bi?no]; April 6 or March 28, 1483 ? April 6, 1520), known as Raphael (/?r?fe??l/, US /?r?fi?l, ?r??fa???l/), was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual achievement of the Neoplatonic ideal of human grandeur. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period. Read more