(b. 1483, Urbino, d. 1520, Roma)
The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple (detail)1511-12
Stanza di Eliodoro, Palazzi Pontifici, Vatican
Raphael's depiction of the Pope Julius II in the fresco is as penetrating as the London portrait of Julius. According to Vasari, the reason Raphael was so well-liked was probably because he portrayed so many people at the papal court to their satisfaction in these frescoes.