Giulio Romano (Giulio Romano)( Italian painter, architect and designer.)
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Biography Giulio Romano (Giulio Romano)
(1492 or 1499-1546)
Born in Rome in 1492 or 1499, his real name - Giulio Pippi (Pippi), Romano nickname means 'Roman'. Giulio Romano - one of the most talented and well-known Raphael's pupils, under his leadership, he worked on frescoes Stanza del Inchendio (1517, . Vatican), . Villa Farnesina (Rome, . 1518) and the Loggia in the Vatican (1519), . and also wrote a number of pictures: The Holy Family (1522, . Rome, . Santa Maria del Anima), . Portrait of Giovanna of Aragon (1518, . Louvre), etc.,
. After the death of Raphael in 1520 left many of his unfinished works, and Giulio Romano completed their drawings by his teacher (painting The Transfiguration, 1520, the Vatican, the frescoes of the Hall of Constantine, Vatican City, 1524-1525; Villa Madama, Rome, c.. 1521, etc.). Around 1525, Giulio Romano in Mantua, came at the invitation of the Marquis Federico II Gonzaga, he was appointed chief architect of palaces and gardens of Gonzaga, he was given the decoration of their frescoes and antique statues, as well as updating the look of the whole city. Like Raphael, Giulio Romano often sought the help of artists of his workshop. His works are sometimes overwhelmed by details, extravagant and fanciful, in anticipation of Baroque painting. Died Giulio Romano in Mantua November 1, 1546.