Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the newly restored Sistine Chapel. With little experience as a painter (though famed for his sculpture David), Michelangelo was reluctant to begin the massive project. Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling recounts the four extraordinary years Michela In 1508, despite strong advice to the contrary, the powerful Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ce...

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Title:Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
Author:Ross King
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Genres:History
ISBN:Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:373 pages pages