Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation

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Contextualizing Michelangelo's poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist's religious beliefs and unique language of art. Author Ambra Moroncini looks first and foremost at Michelangelo the poet and proposes a thought-provoking reading of Michelangelo's most controversial artistic production between 1536 and c.1550: The Last Judgment, his devotional drawings made for Vittoria Colonna, and his last frescoes ...

Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781472469694

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