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ISBN: 0701171197 / ISBN-13: 9780701171193

Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

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The extraordinary story behind Michelangelo's masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel from the author of the acclaimed "Brunelleschi's Dome." King paints a ... Show synopsis

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  • Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling (Chatto & Windus) – Hardcover (2003)
    by Ross King

    Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling

    Hardcover, Chatto & Windus
    2003
    English
    New ed.
    371 pages

    ISBN: 0701171197
    ISBN-13: 9780701171193

    In 1508, Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. He had been strongly advised against doing so. At 12,000 square feet, the ceiling represented one of the largest such projects ever attempted; and the thirty-three-year-old Michelangelo had very little experience of the physically and technically taxing art of fresco. Indeed, Michelangelo himself was reluctant, considering himself a sculptor rather than a painter. Nevertheless, for the next four years he and a hand-picked team of ... Show more

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