Renaissance Art and History

Raphael

Raphael is born.

1483

He was born on April 6 in Urbino, Itlay.

Raphael arrives in Perugia

1495

Raphael worked with Pietro Perugino creating frescoes in the Collegio del Cambio

1498 - 1500

Raphael was commissioned to paint an altarpiece

1500

Raphael has the duty to paint the Commission of the Virgin for the Oddi Chapel

1503

Raphael arrived in Florence

1504

Raphael painted his first major work, the Marriage of the Virgin

1504

Raphael created some of his most famous Madonnas

1505 - 1507

Raphael designed the frescoes for the Stanza della Segnatura

1508 - 1511

Raphael is called to Rome by Pope Julius II to assist architect, Donato Bramante

1508

Raphael painted the Triumph of Galatea

1511

Raphael designed the frescoes for the Stanza d'Eliodoro

1512 - 1514

Raphael designed the murals in the Stanza dell'Incendio

1514 - 1517

Leo X chose Raphael to work on the basilica of St. Peter's, assisting Bramante

1514

Raphael was appointed commissioner of antiquities for the city of Rome

1517

He was put in charge of basically of all of the papacy's artistic projects throughout Rome.

Raphael worked on his last work, the Transfiguration.

1517

The Transfiguration was an altarpiece. After Raphael's death, the project was completed by his assistant, Giulio Romano.

The death of Raphael

1520

He died on April 6.

Titian

The birth of Titian

1488

He was born in Pieve di Cadore, Italy.

Titian assisted Giorgione in making the fresco of Fondaco dei Tedeschi, Venice

1508

Titian's first major work was three frescoes on the life of St. Anthony of Padua

1511

Titian created his piece, Sacred and Profane Love

1515

Titian became the official painter the the Republic

1516

He maintained this position until his death sixty years later.

Titian created a huge altarpiece called The Assumption of the Virgin

1516 - 1518

Titian created one of his most famous altarpieces, the Pesaro

1519 - 1526

Titian created an amazing portrait called Man With a Glove

1520

Titian completed another famous altarpieces, The Death of St. Peter Martyr

1530

Titian is appointed court painter by Emperor Charles V

1533

Titian came under the infuence of central and north Italian Mannerism

1540

The death of Titian

1576

He died on August 26 in Venice, Italy.

El Greco

El Greco was born in Crete.

1541

El Greco moved to Rome and was influenced by Michelangelo and Roman architecture

1570

El Greco moved to Toledo.

1577

El Greco painted "The Burial of Count Orgaz" in Toledo.

1586

El Greco painted "The View of Toledo."

1609

The death of El Greco

1614

Renaissance History

Pope Julius II is appointed Pope

1503

Henry VIII gains power in England.

1509

Francis I comes into power in France

1515

Charles V takes power in Spain.

1516

Luther begins the Protestant Reformation

1517

Rome is sacked by Imperial forces

1527

Philip II takes power in Spain

1556

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare is born.

1564

He was born in April of 1564.

Shakespeare marries Anne Hathaway

1582

They married on November 28.

Shakespeare arrives in London and begins to act and make playwrights.

1588

The time when Shakespeare was writing Romeo and Juliet.

1595

Death of Shakespeare

1616

He died on April 23.