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Raphael Sanzio (Italian: Raffaello) (1483 - 1520)  The Meeting of Leo the Great and Attila  Fresco, 1514  ? cm × 750 cm (?? × 300 in)  Apostolic Palace, Vatican City, Rome, Italy
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Title: The Meeting of Leo
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Raphael Sanzio (Italian: Raffaello) (1483 - 1520)
The Meeting of Leo the Great and Attila
Fresco, 1514
? cm × 750 cm (?? × 300 in)
Apostolic Palace, Vatican City, Rome, Italy


The Meeting of Leo I and Attila is a fresco by the Italian Renaissance artist Raphael and his assistant Giulio Romano. It was painted in 1514 as part of Raphael's commission to decorate the rooms that are now known as the Stanze di Raffaello, in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. It is located in the Stanza di Eliodoro, which is named after The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple.

The painting depicts the meeting between the Pope Leo I and Attila the Hun, and includes the images of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in the sky bearing swords. Initially, Raphael depicted Leo I with the face of Pope Julius II but after Julius' death, Raphael d the painting to resemble the new pope, Leo X.

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