Martyrdom of St Agatha oil painting by Sebastiano del Piombo at the age of 35

made out of oil paint and wood in 1520

127 x 178 cms (50 x 70 ins)

Palazzo Pitti Florence, Tuscany, Italy, Europe

Located in Galleria Palatina

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After the death of Raphael in 1520, Giulio Romano helped complete the Vatican frescoes of the life of Constantine as well as Raphael's Coronation of the Virgin and the Transfiguration in the Vatican.
Pietro Torrigiano moves to Spain.

March 10

A _ricordo_ or note from Michelangelo: > Pope Leo, perhaps because he wants to get the facade at S. Lorenzo finished quicker than according to the contract made with me, and I also consenting thereto, sets me free ... and so he leaves me at liberty, under no obligation of accounting to any one for anything which I have had to do with him or others upon his account.

April 6

Raphael dies in Rome.

June 15

Pope Leo X issues the bull Exsurge Domine (Arise O Lord), threatening Martin Luther with excommunication if he does not recant his position on indulgences and other Catholic doctrines.

December 10

Martin Luther burns a copy of The Book of Canon Law (see Canon Law) and his copy of the Papal bull Exsurge Domine.

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Giulio Romano draughtstman, architect, painter
Michelangelo military engineer, sculptor, painter, architect, poet
Raphael painter, architect, poet


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