The Sistine Chapel: A New Vision

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The frescoes of the Sistine Chapel are often viewed as a striking study in the contrast between the middle and High Renaissance styles. On the one hand, the scenes painted on the chapelGCOs walls by Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Perugino, Rosselli, and Signorelli (1481GCo82), which depict parallel events in the lives of Moses and Jesus (and allegoricallylegitimize the power of the pope), exemplify the narrative art developed in quattrocento Florence, in which multiple incidents and numerous draped figures are depicted in a ...

The Sistine Chapel: A New Vision 2007, Abbeville Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780789209344

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