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Michelangelo

full name Michelangelo Buonarroti. 1475--1564, Florentine sculptor, painter, architect, and poet; one of the outstanding figures of the Renaissance. Among his creations are the sculptures of David (1504) and of Moses which was commissioned for the tomb of Julius II, for whom he also painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel (1508--12). The Last Judgment (1533--41), also in the Sistine, includes a torturous vision of Hell and a disguised self-portrait. His other works include the design of the Laurentian Library (1523--29) and of the dome of St Peter's, Rome
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Besides, Michelangelo, distrustful, intolerant, temperamental, and in his own way as difficult a personality as Julius, was furious with the pope.
Reflection on the chronology and genesis of the ideas that interest Cole illuminates the complex relationships that existed between artistic tradition, innovation, and later perceptions of Leonardo and Michelangelo.
Michelangelo was a deeply religious person, and his faith showed in his work.
There are also five pictures of the Last Judgment, painted by Michelangelo from 1536-1541.
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According to Thierry Lenain, art historian at the Institut Francais in London, and author of 'Art Forgery: The History of the Modern Obsession,' Michelangelo forged artworks in order to obtain the originals from their owners by giving them the copies, the Independent reported.
Renaissance sculptors seldom abandoned a project; if they did, the material became available to another artist, as was the case with the stone Michelangelo used for his David (1501-04).
The general theme is based on the sketches Michelangelo drew up for the Battle of Cascina a fresco he never completed.
Michelangelo, the Gordon Stakes third, will attempt to emulate 2010 St Leger winner Arctic Cosmos, who also finished third in the Goodwood trial.
Jimmy Fortune tried to slip the field on Expense Claim and had Michelangelo in trouble two furlongs out, but the William Buick-ridden runner stayed on strongly to claim a notable scalp by half a length.
The Michelangelo sketch is expected to go for between pounds 3m and pounds 5m and the Picasso portrait could fetch as much as pounds 8m.
I knew at once it was an original Michelangelo," he said, a conviction that drove him to challenge Italy's art experts, who had ascribed the 'Madonna della Febbre' statue of Mary cradling Jesus to Renaissance sculptor Andrea Bregno.

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