April 6 1483 – Italian Painter and Architect Raphael is Born in Urbino

April 6 1483 – Italian Painter and Architect Raphael is Born in UrbinoRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons The town of Urbino, a small hamlet 20 miles from the northeastern coast of Italy, is a charming locale in the heart of Tuscany. Nestled among rolling hills, the picturesque landscape would provide even a novice artist with plenty of inspiration, but on April 6, 1483, one of the most famous painters in history — Raphael Sanzio — was born into this sun-drenched masterpiece of classic Italian architecture. Over the next 37 years, he would grow to be a Renaissance master. Despite the size of his hometown, Raphael could not have […]