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work of Michelangelo

Knapp, Fritz

work of Michelangelo

by Knapp, Fritz

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Published by Brentano"s in New-York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564.

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the German.

    Statementreproduced in one hundred and sixty-nine illustrations, with a biographical introduction abridged from Fritz Knapp.
    SeriesClassics in art series. VII
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6923.B9 K6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. l., 5-17, [1], 158 p. of illus.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7002617M
    LC Control Number08033911
    OCLC/WorldCa894413

      When Michelangelo took up the subject, however, his goal was not to create a usable cult object but a noble and self-sufficient work of art. “Fame, not piety, was his primary motivation. Michelangelo - Michelangelo - The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel: The Sistine Chapel had great symbolic meaning for the papacy as the chief consecrated space in the Vatican, used for great ceremonies such as electing and inaugurating new popes. It already contained distinguished wall paintings, and Michelangelo was asked to add works for the relatively unimportant ceiling.

    Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, or more commonly known by his first name Michelangelo (6 March – 18 February ), was born in Caprese, known today as Caprese Michelangelo, a small town situated in Valtiberina, near Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy.. Michelangelo is widely regarded as the most famous artist of the Italian was the archetype Renaissance artist. Buy a cheap copy of The complete work of Michelangelo book. Free shipping over $

      Disputing the now accepted view that Michelangelo was gay (there is no good evidence, King argues, that he had much of any kind of sex life), King examines Michelangelo’s considerable virtues and quirks—one of which, his understandable desire not to show a work until it was done, was to get him into much trouble with his eminent patron.   Ross King is the bestselling author of Brunelleschi's Dome: The Story of the Great Cathedral in Florence, Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, The Judgment of Paris: The Revolutionary Decade That Gave the World Impressionism, Leonardo and The Last Supper, Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies and others. His work has won the RBC Taylor Prize, and /5(28).


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This book not only helps us understand Michelangelo and his work on St. Peter's Basilica, it allows us all to reflect on how we hope to fathom the meaning of our own lives."—Walter Isaacson, author of Leonardo da Vinci "A fascinating new Michelangelo emerges from this account of. Wallace — professor of art history at Washington University — has written previously on Michelangelo’s works and career, but in his latest book, he says the end of the artist’s life, as he.

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